Lot 250: Gold, Turquoise, Ruby, Cabochon Ruby and Diamond Brooch and Pair of Earclips, Nardi
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Gold, Turquoise, Ruby, Cabochon Ruby and Diamond Brooch and Pair of Earclips, Nardi
18 kt., the brooch of rope-twist wire spray motif set with round cabochon turquoise and rubies, the circular earclips of domed rope-twist wire, accented by round cabochon turquoise and round rubies, totaling 31 round diamonds approximately 1.70 cts., signed Nardi, approximately 31 dwts.
C The Thurston Collection
Turquoise: overall medium turquoise blue, several slightly faded to faded green, good luster.
Cabochon rubies (brooch): medium deep pinkish-red to deep red, moderately included, several minor hairline cracks, translucent, good polish.
Round rubies (earclips): bright vivid medium deep pinkish-red, mostly moderately to very included, several with surface-reaching inclusions with hairline cracks, several cavities, several slightly included, lively.
Good condition. Normal wear. Brooch: 1 1/4 x 2 7/8 inches.
Clip-backs. Diameter 1 3/16 inches.
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