TSAVORITE GARNET, AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND 'KOI POND' BROOCH, DAVID MICHAEL | 沙弗來石配海水藍寶及鑽石「Koi Pond」別針，David Michael
Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD
TSAVORITE GARNET, AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND 'KOI POND' BROOCH, DAVID MICHAEL
沙弗來石配海水藍寶及鑽石「Koi Pond」別針，David Michael
Centering a portrait-cut aquamarine weighing 17.75 carats, depicting a koi pond painted on mother-of-pearl, bordered by a cobblestone edge of tumbled black diamonds, framed by numerous round tsavorite garnets, the base further set with square-cut and baguette diamonds, signed DM. With signed box, fitted base and gold chain.
Accompanied by Spectra Gem Laboratory report no. 510 dated January 3, 2018 stating that the aquamarine is of Madagascar origin, with no indications of heating.
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from David Michael.
Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.
In very good condition. Mounted in 18 karat gold, silver and platinum. Dimensions approximately 2 x 1⅝ inches. The oil painted miniature on mother of pearl in excellent condition. The aquamarine is of medium tone, slightly greenish blue hue and moderately strong saturation, eye-clean. The tsavorite garnets stated to weigh 12.64 carats range from medium light to medium slightly yellowish green color, eye-clean to slightly included. The 45 rough diamonds are an opaque gray to dark gray color and stated to weigh 3.38 carats. The square-cut and baguette diamonds stated to weigh 0.73 and 0.41 carat, are approximately E-F color, VVS-VS clarity. Fitted with scalloped base set with tsavorite garnets which allows the brooch to stand. Also fitted with a detachable gold chain measuring 24 inches for wear as a pendant necklace. Accompanied by Spectra Gem Laboratory report no. 510 dated January 3, 2018 stating that the aquamarine is of Madagascar origin, with no indications of heating. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from David Michael. Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.
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