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Lot 0180
A mid Victorian gold, Burmese ruby, diamond and enamel hinged bangle. The cushion-shape ruby and old-cut diamond flower, within blue enamel interlaced circles, to the similarly designed sides and grooved blue enamel half-bangle. Verbal from GCS, stating Burma, no heat. Estimated total diamond weight 1ct, H-I colour, SI2-P1 clarity. Inner diameter 5.7cms. Weight 29.3gms.

Condition

  • Overall condition good.
  • Surface scratches and minor dents in keeping with minor to moderate wear.
  • Enamel with small, mostly minor, shallow surface chips.
  • Diamonds bright and well matched.
  • Individual size and setting of non-principal diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • One diamond with large surface cavity. Diamonds with mostly small to moderate inclusions, some surface reaching feathers.
  • Rubies are a pinky red and slightly pinkish red.
  • Estimated dimensions of principal ruby 6.1 by 5.1 by 3.2mms.
  • Piece electronically tests between 16 and 18ct gold. Results may be being skewed by enamel.
  • Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns.
  • Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.
  • 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 ben@fellows.co.uk

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    A mid Victorian gold, Burmese ruby, diamond and enamel

    Estimate £3,000 - £4,000Jul 11
    Birmingham, UK
    Auction Curated By:
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    Ben Randall
    Antique & Modern Jewellery
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    Alex Duffy
    Antique & Modern Jewellery