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Lot 36: Exclusive Platinum Brooch with Top Wesselton Diamonds, 1950s
December 7, 2012
Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Large Top Wesselton brilliant (SI) with 1.2 carat weight
123 Top Wesselton diamonds (VS-SI) with 5.95 carat weight altogether
Wonderful Art Deco style
Sparkling diamonds with incredible "fire"
Overall weight: 17.9 grams
Dimensions: 6 x 3.2 cm (length x width)
Very good condition
This brooch was made in the 1950s in the purest Art Deco style. It shows the typical geometric shape of the Art Deco with clear lines, symmetry and fine details. The elegance of the hexagonal form is reflected in the plentitude of sparkling stones. The platinum brooch shows a Top Wesselton brilliant (SI) with 1.2 carat weight in the middle which is surrounded by 123 smaller Top Wesselton diamonds (VS-SI) with a total weight of 5.95 carat. The single, brilliant and swiss-cuts of the diamonds bring out the wonderful fire of the precious stones with their rich spectrum of colours and the full variety of light reflexes. The platinum, embellished with diamonds, is reticulated and worked in different levels. A wonderful piece of jewellery that incorporates the sophisticated style of the Art Deco in a superior quality!
The platinum brooch is in very good condition with minimal traces of wear. The pin, as well as the brooch's clasp is stamped, among others with "BCSGD". The overall weight is 17.6 grams, the dimensions are 6 x 3.2 cm (length x width).