An early 20th century platinum and gold, Colombian emerald, ...

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An early 20th century platinum and gold, Colombian emerald, emerald and diamond brooch. Of openwork design, the Colombian emerald cabochon and old-cut diamond flower and foliate sides, with calibre-cut emerald border encircled by a single-cut diamond ribbon and old-cut diamond surround. Gems deficient. Verbal from GCS on principal emerald stating Colombia, moderate enhancement. Estimated total diamond weight 2cts. Length 5.7cms. Weight 18.6gms.

More Information

  • Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
  • This lot does not come with a paper report, only a verbal opinion.
  • The verbal opinion is regarding the principal emerald only, the other gems have not been assessed.
  • Replacement fittings. Alterations. Some soft solder discolouration.
  • Claws to principal emeralds believed replacements.
  • Diamonds bright and mostly well matched.
  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • One diamond deficient.
  • One emerald deficient.
  • One diamond and one emerald noticeably chipped.
  • Emeralds are a well matched vibrant medium slightly bluish green hue. Nicks and slight abrasion to the cabochons.
  • 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.

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    Auction Date:
    15th Feb 18 at 11am GMT
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