An early 20th century gold, diamond and gem-set bee bar broo...

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An early 20th century gold, diamond and gem-set bee bar brooch. The graduated oval-shape sapphire and old-cut diamond cluster body, with circular-shape ruby eyes and old-cut diamond wings, to the plain bar. Estimated total diamond weight 0.25ct. Length 5.8cms. Weight 4.9gms.

More Information

  • Overall condition good. Minor surface scratches/wear in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Replacement gems.
  • Possible repair work, bar later addition/replacement.
  • Diamonds well matched.
  • Diamonds bright.

  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Diamonds appear fairly clean with some small dark inclusions visible under 10x magnification.
  • Sapphires are a well matched medium to dark blue hue, fairly well saturated, with good clarity and typical inclusions.

  • Rubies are a well matched slightly pinkish red hue, fairly well saturated.

  • Stones in good condition with minor abrasions.

  • Stamped 15ct to bar.
  • Length of bee 1.9cms.
  • 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

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    Auction Date:
    15th Mar 18 at 11am GMT
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