Sold for £1,000
In worn condition.
Metal discoloured around the edges and between stones.
Both old diamonds have multiple large black inclusions present visible to the naked eye.
Some black inclusions visible throughout the baguette and marquise stones.
Some turquoise stones chipped especially to the underside.
ART DECO DIAMOND AND TURQUOISE BROOCH,
formed by two circular pierced sections, the larger 30mm diameter and set with a central old round brilliant cut diamond of approximately 1.00 carat within a star shaped turquoise set setting, with round and arrow shaped turquoise, within a border of baguette cut diamonds set with stones totalling approximately 1.80 carats, the other circular section set with a central old round brilliant cut diamond of approximately 0.55 carats and within a turquoise set star motif, within a diamond border with stones totalling approximately 0.55 carats, the two circular sections linked by a diamond and turquoise set chain, the diamonds marquise shaped and totalling approximately 0.35 carats, unmarked, 24.6g
Bidders must assume that diamonds and coloured gem stones (including ruby, emerald, sapphire, peridot, aquamarine) may have undergone a form of treatment unless otherwise stated. It should not be assumed that any diamond or coloured gem is untreated or is natural, unless accompanied by a gemmological laboratory certificate (which would be mentioned in the description). McTear’s will only describe gold/platinum/silver as such when a full UK standard set of hallmarks is present on the object. Other marks such as foreign import stamps will be noted in the description. As required by the Auctioneers Scheme, 20% vat will be applied to the hammer price on the sale of loose stones, which applies to diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires and those lots are marked with **.
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