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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "Antique Victorian 5.70 ct Diamond and 3.30 ct Ruby, 9 ct Yellow Gold Dragonfly Brooch"
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The realistic millegrain, pierced decorated, paired wings are embellished with a total of one hundred and ten pavé set Dutch cut and Old European cut diamonds of various sizes.
The thorax of the dragonfly is ornamented with a collet set cushion cut natural ruby, and the segmented abdomen accented with four smaller cushion cut natural rubies displayed alternately between five Old European cut diamonds.
The head of this impressive Victorian brooch is further embellished with two Dutch cut diamonds in addition to two cabochon rubies representing the eyes.
Two further collet set Dutch cut diamonds accent the tips of the antennae.
The detachable legs of the insect are realistically modelled in 9ct yellow gold and embellished with silver set Dutch cut diamonds.
The brooch secures to the reverse with a detachable hinged pin and safety catch arrangement.
This fine antique brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.
This 1890's brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 9ct gold.
Colour (average grades) H
Clarity (average grades) SI 2
Cut Old European / Dutch
Content (total) 5.70 carats
Cut Cushion / cabochon/p>
Content (total) 3.30 carats
Length of setting (from tip of front legs to tip of tail) 5.5cm /2.16"
Width across setting (wingspan) 7.6cm / 2.99"
Height of setting 1.3cm / 0.5" approximately
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The brooch is in excellent condition and retains the original detachable components.
The brooch is a very good gauge of gold.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this item. The images do not reflect the true colours of the rubies. The video however provides a more accurate reproduction of the actual colour.
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear