Large 14ct Gold, Ruby, Sapphire, Turquoise and Diamond Brooch
Large Vintage 14ct Gold, Ruby, Sapphire, Turquoise and Diamond Brooch
The vintage, 14ct yellow gold brooch is made in the form of a posy of flowers. The leaves and petals of the flowers have twist-wire gold surrounds. The brooch is set with
- Round, mixed-cut, pinkish-red, rubies - 31 in total. Six rubies circa 3.7mm diameter – approximately 1.5ct total; and 25 rubies 1.5mm to 2.5mm diameter – circa 0.03ct average. Making 2.56ct of rubies;
- Round, mixed-cut, sky-blue, sapphires - 19 in total. Twelve sapphires 3.0mm to 3.7mm diameter – circa 1.20ct in total; and thirteen sapphires 1.5mm to 2.5mm diameter – almost circa 0.03ct on average. Making a total of 1.57ct of sapphires;
- Round, cabochon polished, greenish-blue, turquoise - 23 in total. 17 turquoise circa 2.0mm to 2.5mm diameter; and six turquoise circa 3.5mm to 4.5mm diameter; making a total of circa 1.5ct of turquoise.
- Round, brilliant- and eight-cut diamonds - 27 in total. Twenty diamonds circa 1.3mm diameter – circa 0.01ct each; two diamonds circa 3.5mm each; five diamonds circa 2.7mm each. Making a total of circa 0.94ct of diamonds. The diamonds are colour I-J and clarity VS-SI.
The brooch is marked “T.Y.L; 14K; NS?”. “T.Y.L” would be the maker’s mark. The mark that appears to be “NS” is unclear and it is not known what it may stand for.
Age Circa 1970
Dimensions Circa 50.0mm x 43.7mm x circa 13.5mm
Stock Code BG301