Accompanied by LFG report no. 353732, stating that the three central pearls were tested and found to be natural, saltwater, diameters measuring between 5.7-7.2mm.
Brooch pin stamped with French assay mark for 18 carat gold. Pearls of slightly varying shapes and hues, overall well-matched. Some pearls drilled to reverse, some drilled to side. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 0.90-1.20 carats. Central cluster leaning slightly to one side. Residue from solder to reverse. Overall length approximately 50mm. Overall in good condition, consistent with age and wear.
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