An early 20th century silver and gold, cultured pearl and di...

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An early 20th century silver and gold, cultured pearl and diamond brooch. The old and rose-cut diamond, pierced leaf, with central cultured pearl highlight. Estimated total old-cut diamond weight 1 to 1.50cts. Length 4cms. Total weight 16.4gms.

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  • Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Brooch with later alterations, signs of soft solder visible to reverse and near pin.
  • Diamonds fairly well matched.
  • Diamonds fairly bright.

  • Cut and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents total carat weight estimation.
  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Cultured pearl is a creamy white colour, with rose and greenish overtones, in good condition with minor abrasions.

  • Without the aid of laboratory equipment, it has not been possible to determine if the cultured pearl is from a fresh or saltwater source.
  • Cultured pearl estimated diameter 7.5mms.
  • Chevron shape surmount electronically tests as 12ct gold.
  • Brooch pin electronically tests as 14ct gold.
  • Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns.
  • Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.
  • 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

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    Auction Date:
    15th Mar 18 at 11am GMT
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