Lot 231: Platinum, Yellow Sapphire, Sapphire and Diamond Flower Brooch
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Platinum, Yellow Sapphire, Sapphire and Diamond Flower Brooch
The pair of flowers centering 2 cushion-shaped yellow sapphires approximately 7.75 cts., encircled by 12 cushion-shaped sapphires approximately 7.75 cts., accented by 2 old-mine cut diamonds, supported by entwined stems set with 13 baguette diamonds, cinched with a sash set with 11 round diamonds, diamonds totaling approximately 1.90 cts., approximately 15.6 dwts.
With GIA report no. 5171815606 stating that one yellow sapphire, 3.98 cts., is of Sri Lanka origin, no indications of heating.
Yellow sapphires: medium yellow and bright medium deep yellow, cleanish, minor inclusions, several light scratches and minor abrasions/nicks on table edge and crown facet junctions, nice shapes and cuts, lively. One yellow sapphire has been tested, 3.98 cts., Sri Lankan origin, no indications of heating.
Sapphires: medium to medium deep violet-blue, slightly included, several chips at edge and on crown facets by edge, minor table edge and facet junction abrasions, very lively.
Diamonds: H-I-VS. Old-mine cut diamond: J-VS, small chip at edge, not visible to eye.
Good condition. Normal wear. 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 inches.
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