Two late Victorian and Edwardian 9ct gold brooches. Each designed as an alternating ruby and split pearl line, with polished, foliate and bead surrounds. Hallmarks for Birmingham, 1900 and 1907. Lengths 5.1cms and 5.6cms. Weight 12gms. Overall condition fair. Surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and dents in keeping with general age and wear. Possible replacement stones.Rubies medium pinkish red, fairly well saturated, with fair clarity and typical inclusions.Stones in fair condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges. Some rubies chipped and cracked.Stamped 375.Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. For your convenience we have applied this notice to lots which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma, or those of indeterminate origin. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale.Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.