Two early 20th century 9ct gold gem-set and split pearl brooches. Each designed as an oval-shape amethyst or citrine, within a split pearl surround. AF. One with hallmarks for Chester, partially indistinct. Lengths 2.4 and 3.1cms. Weight 12.2gms. Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear. One split pearl deficient. Some split pearls are replacement. Amethyst brooch with base metal replacement pin and fittings applied with soft solder. Replacement split pearls white with muted lustre, many show fairly obvious residue of adhesive. Amethyst light greyish-purple, fairly well saturated, with good to fair clarity and typical inclusions. Citrine medium yellowish-orange, well saturated, with good clarity and no obvious typical inclusions. Split pearls white to slightly creamy-white, a few are light silvery grey with some pink overtones and fairly lustre. Stones in mostly good condition with minor abrasions, some with slightly more noticeable abrasion. One stamped 9ct. 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.