An impressive Austrian baroque pearl, 1.76 carat ruby, 1.30 carat emerald, 1.15 carat diamond and 18 carat yellow gold 'owl' brooch; part of our diverse vintage brooch collection. This fine and impressive vintage gemstone brooch has been crafted in 18 ct yellow gold with 18 ct white gold settings. The brooch has been modelled in the form of an owl perched upon a branch. A feature baroque pearl ornaments the body of the owl. The right wing of the owl is embellished with forty-one pavé set round cut emeralds. The branch upon which the owl perches has a textured decoration to replicate bark. The face of this impressive vintage owl brooch is ornamented with two pear cut rubies, set to the centre of 18 ct whtie gold settings, representing the owl's eyes. A further nine marquise cut rubies ornament the upper border of the brooch, surrounding the owl's face. The 18 ct yellow gold brooch is embellished with a total of one hundred and nine pavé set modern brilliant round cut diamonds to complete the design. The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and safety clasp fastening. The reverse of the setting is hallmarked with the finess marks for 18 ct gold (18k and 750) in addition to the Austrian hallmark for 18 ct gold, used between 1965-2001 (left facing cocker spaniel and '3'). This impressive vintage 1980's owl brooch is supplied with two independent diamond grading report cards. Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone. Gemstone Quality Ruby Quality Colour Red Cut Pear / Marquise Content 1.76 carats Emerald Quality Colour Green Cut Round Content 1.30 carats Diamond Quality Colour (average grades) G Clarity (average grades) P1 Cut Modern brilliant round Content (total) 1.15 carats Dimensions Length of setting 4.5cm/1.8" Width of setting 3.2cm/1.3" Height of setting 1.4cm/0.6" Pearl dimensions 16mm x 14mm Weight 19.70 grams SKU: A8219 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 jewellery/estate jewelry.
- Place of originAustria
- Date of manufactureCirca 1980
- ConditionExcellent. This impressive vintage owl brooch is exceptional quality set with a baroque pearl, rubies, emeralds and very well colour matched, very high colour graded diamonds..
H 0.56 in. x W 1.26 in. x D 1.78 in. x L 1.78 in.
H 1.4 cm x W 3.2 cm x D 4.5 cm x L 4.5 cm
- Length1.78 in. (4.5 cm)
- Weight19.70 g
- Seller locationJesmond, GB
- Seller reference numberA8219
- Reference numberLU12823093723
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