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1880s Diamond Ruby and Sapphire Yellow Gold Bar Brooch


A fine 0.52 carat diamond, 0.24 carat ruby and sapphire, 9k yellow gold and silver set bar brooch; part of our diverse Victorian jewelry collections This fine and impressive Victorian bar brooch has been crafted in 9k yellow gold with a silver setting. The 9k yellow gold bar is ornamented to the lower border with three silver set crescent shaped settings, embellished with a total of twenty-four pavé set diamonds. The bar itself is ornamented with three bud and leaf, trefoil design settings set to the incurve of the crescent shaped settings. Each bud and leaf consists of an individually four claw/prong set round mixed cut ruby, a round mixed cut sapphire and an Old European round cut diamond, accented to the upper border with a flared silver set leaf design which is accented with a single pavé set Old European round cut diamond. The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and catch, and is fitted to the original hinged leatherette push fit presentation case. The case has a velvet and satin lined interior which displays the retailer's name 'Henry M. Todd, Watchmaker, Jewelry & Silversmith, 38 Queen Street, Ulverstone'. This impressive antique Victorian brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 9k gold with a silver setting. The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. Images do not always reflect the true color and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual color and showcases each stone. Gemstone Quality Ruby Quality Color Red Cut Round mixed Sapphire Quality Color Red Cut Round mixed Total Gemstone Content 0.24 carat Diamond Quality Color (average grades) H Clarity (average grades) P1 Cut Old European round Content (total) 0.52 carat Dimensions Length of setting 1.16cm/0.45" Width of setting 5.4cm/2.12" Height of setting 6mm/0.23" Date: Circa 1880 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewelry/estate jewelry. SKU: A7293


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  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1880
  • Period
  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Condition
    Excellent. This impressive antique 1880's bar brooch is fine quality set with rubies, sapphires and very high color graded old cut diamonds. The brooch is a very good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition, fitted to the original leatherette case.
  • Dimensions

    H 0.23 in. x W 2.12 in. x D 0.45 in.

    H 5.85 mm x W 53.85 mm x D 11.43 mm

  • Length
    0.45 in. (11.43 mm)
  • Weight
    0.76 ct
  • Seller location
    Jesmond, GB
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