Exquisite diamond rhinoceros brooch, adorned in radiant diamonds, and handcrafted in precious platinum. While there are a number of interesting legends centering around the rhinoceros, one in particular has been more widely spread. In this legend, the rhinoceros is known to "stamp out fire"; if a fire was lit in the forest, he would come through and stamp it out. Start a fire with the stunning brilliance of this rhino brooch. This magnificent piece beautifully showcases 201 round diamonds, totaling 7.48 carats and featuring a cut blue sapphire horn weighing just under 1/2 carat, and a cabochon ruby eye at .04 carat. Made for Hamilton and sharing a founding year of 1912, Oscar Heyman has been creating truly exquisite fine jewelry for truly exquisite women. Oscar Heyman jewelry showcases the striking elegance of colorful gemstones and the dramatic beauty of the women who wear them. Each piece is meticulously crafted by American artisans using European techniques passed down through three generations of this family business. The result is an enduring legacy of heirloom-quality design that truly transcends time.
201 diamonds; total wt: 7.48 carats
sapphire; blue; total wt: 0.41 carats
ruby; total wt: 0.04 carats