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Lot 0454
A diamond and ruby brooch. Of stylised floral design, with oval-shape ruby and old-cut diamond highlights. Estimated total diamond weight 0.30ct. Length 4.3cms.


  • Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.

  • Ruby patchy pinkish to slightly purplish-red, fairly well saturated, with profuse inclusions which somewhat waffect the passage of light through the stone.

  • Diamonds fairly well matched.

  • Diamonds fairly bright.

  • Light and dark coloured inclusions can be seen easily under magnification, some inclusions can be seen with the naked eye.

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

  • Ruby in fair condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges.

  • Metal tested electronically as a mixture of metals.

  • Weight 23.3gms.

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    A diamond and ruby brooch. Of stylised floral design,

    Estimate £250 - £350May 04, 2017