A mid Victorian gold diamond and garnet brooch. Of circular ...

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A mid Victorian gold diamond and garnet brooch. Of circular outline, the old and rose-cut diamond star, set atop the circular garnet cabochon, with bead and rope-twist geometric surround and snake-link fringe. Principal diamond estimated weight 0.20ct, J-K colour, P1 clarity. Length 7.3cms. Weight 24.1gms. With unassociated case.

More Information

  • Overall condition good. Minor surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • One strand of the fringe has been repaired, only partially articulated, discolouration and soft solder visible.
  • Probable replacement pin.
  • Glazed panel to reverse.
  • Diamond fairly well matched, principal diamond appears to draw more colour.
  • Diamonds fairly bright.

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

  • Diamonds with some small dark inclusions.
  • Garnet is presumed foil-back, appears a dark, deep red hue, with good clarity and typical inclusions.

  • Garnet in good condition with minor abrasions.

  • Width 3.7cms.
  • 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 Mar 18 at 11am GMT
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