A late Victorian amethyst and split pearl brooch.Amethyst calculated weight 14.78cts, based on estimated dimensions of 21 by 15 by 8.4mms. Length 3.8cms. 10.8gms.
Minor faults. There may be abrasion and/or small nicks to gemstones. General moderate wear from use possibly including but not necessarily limited to small abrasions and scratches. The piece may have been altered from its original design but to a reasonable standard.
Central amethyst is a replacement, brooch pin is also replacement, with soft solder visible, done to a sympathetic standard.
Amethyst is a medium fairly vivid purple hue, fairly saturated, areas of windowing effect, with good clarity and typical inclusions.
Amethyst is in good condition with minor abrasions.
Split pearls in good condition, minor surface abrasions.
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