A gem-set bee brooch. The rose-cut diamond bee, with cushion...

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A gem-set bee brooch. The rose-cut diamond bee, with cushion-shape sapphire thorax and diamond and ruby head. Sapphire weight 0.72ct. Length 4cms. Total weight 4.9gms.

More Information

  • Overall condition good. Surface scratches and wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Repairs visible.
  • Replacement gems.
  • Diamonds well matched.
  • Diamonds bright.

  • Diamonds appear generally clean and white, with few scattered inclusions, old cut diamond appears slightly more included.
  • Individual size and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents accurate weight estimation and colour and clarity assessment.

  • Sapphire is a dark blue colour, with good clarity and typical inclusions.

  • Rubies are a medium pinkish-red colour.
  • One ruby is a cabochon, other is faceted, slightly uneven sizes.
  • Stones in generally good condition with minor abrasions, one ruby chipped.

  • Body length 2.9cms.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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    Auction Date:
    15th Feb 18 at 11am GMT
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