Lot 61
Antique Gold, Ruby, and Diamond Brooch / Pendant
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
In an open scrolled design with bead detailing centering on an oval cabochon ruby (7.10 x 5.10 x 4.18 mm) weighing approximately 1.63 carats, and prong set with an old European cut diamond weighing approximately 1.27 carats (I color, VS2 clarity), an old European cut diamond weighing approximately .69 carat (I color, VS2 clarity), and two old European diamonds weighing approximately .32 carat each (G-H color, VS2-SI1 clarity) and with old mine cut diamond melee weighing approximately .12 total carat (H-I color, SI1-SI2 clarity), completed with a single pin stem and locking C clasp and with hinged bail for pendant wear. Total diamond weight approximately 2.72 total carats.

1.25 x 1.25 in.

5.1 dwt.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina

Ruby displays a slightly purplish red hue, medium dark tone, and strong saturation.

Good estate condition.

$2,000 - 3,000