Lot 196: Gold, Cabochon Colored Stone and Diamond Brooch
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Gold, Cabochon Colored Stone and Diamond Brooch
Centering one oval cabochon red spinel approximately 11.3 x 9.0 mm., edged by 12 round diamonds, further surrounded by 8 oval cabochon emeralds and 4 round sapphires, quartered by 4 round diamonds, framed by eight stylized flowers alternately set with 4 pear-shaped cabochon red spinels and 4 oval cabochon emeralds, set throughout with 85 round diamonds approximately 6.70 cts., approximately 20.3 dwts.
C The Thurston Collection
Red spinel: deep orangey-red, center is moderately included, several surface-reaching inclusions, minor hairline cracks, smaller stones are slightly to moderately included, several small cavities, translucent, good polish.
Emeralds: deep green, included, some surface-reaching inclusions, translucent, good polish.
Sapphires: bright medium deep blue, slightly to moderately included, lively.
Diamonds: G-H-mostly VS-several SI.
Good condition. Normal wear. 2 x 2 1/8 inches.
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