A mid 20th century gem-set brooch. Designed as an old-cut diamond riding crop, with circular-shape ruby highlight. One paste replacement. Estimated total diamond weight 0.35ct. Length 5.9cms. Weight 4gms.
Overall condition good. Some surface scratches/ wear, and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
Some possible replacement diamonds.
One replacement paste.
One diamond near handle chipped.
Diamond fairly well matched.
Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.
Ruby is a medium pinkish-red hue, well saturated, with good clarity and typical inclusions.
Ruby in condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges and small chip to reverse.
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