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Opal Ruby Sapphire and 3.50 Carat Diamond Butterfly Brooch

$6,598.46

About the Item

A fine and impressive vintage 3.50 carat diamond, opal, ruby and sapphire 18 karat white gold brooch; part of our diverse vintage jewelry and estate jewelry collections. This impressive vintage brooch has been crafted in 18k white gold in the form of a butterfly. The pierced decorated wings are embellished with a feature bezel set round cut ruby and Old European round cut diamonds of various sizes. The body of the butterfly is ornamented with a cabochon opal and the abdomen set with transitional modern features a round cut natural sapphire. The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin with push fit safety catch. This fine vintage brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. This brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18k white gold. PLEASE NOTE: The Old European cut diamonds and gemstones displayed in this brooch are circa 1900. It was common practice in the 1940's to amalgamate older diamonds and gemstones in such pieces. 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. Condition This impressive brooch is fine quality, set with an impressive ruby and sapphire displaying fine color and brilliance. The opal displays a scintillating play of color and brilliance. The very high color graded diamonds display a fine white color and brilliance. The brooch is an excellent gauge of gold and is in excellent condition. Diamond Quality Color (average grades) H Clarity (average grades) SI 2 Cut Old European/transitional modern brilliant round Content (total) 3.50 carats Dimensions Height 6.2cm/2.4" Width 4cm/1.6" Date: Circa 1940 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 vintage jewelry/estate jewelry Item Ref. SKU: W8776
  • Metal:
    18k Gold,White Gold
  • Stone:
    Sapphire,Diamond,Opal,Ruby
  • Stone Cut:
    Old European Cut
  • Weight:
    3.5 ct
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 2.4 in (60.96 mm)Width: 1.6 in (40.64 mm)
  • Place of Origin:
    Unknown
  • Period:
    1940-1949
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Circa 1940
  • Condition:
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location:
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: W87761stDibs: LU12825684901

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