A late Victorian gold ruby and diamond brooch.Estimated total diamond weight 0.45ct.Length 5.1cms. 4.7gms.
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.
Tests as 9ct gold.
Diamonds are bright and lively.
rubies are a slightly purplish red hue, with good clarity and typical inclusions.
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