TTF | 'THE PHOENIX' JADEITE, GEM SET AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH | TTF | ‘THE PHOENIX’ 天然翡翠 配 寶石 及 鑽石 別針
TTF 'THE PHOENIX' JADEITE, GEM SET AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH
TTF | ‘THE PHOENIX’ 天然翡翠 配 寶石 及 鑽石 別針
Designed as a golden pheasant, the plumes set with brilliant-cut diamonds and diamonds of yellow tint, circular-cut rubies, pink sapphires and emeralds, highlighted with baguette diamonds, with a black spinel eye, perched on a carved jadeite, mounted in 18 karat white, yellow and blackened gold, signed ttf haute joaillerie, case stapmed ttf.
Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate no. SJ195540, dated 7 September 2020, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".
Signed ttf haute joaillerie, inscribed Au750 for 18 karat white, yellow and blackened gold. Also inscribed D20.418ct R1.366ct S1.315ct J26.309ct E3.238ct 0.024ct stating the approximate weight of the diamonds, rubies, pink sapphires, jadeite, emeralds and black spinel. Diamonds are on average D-F colour, VVS-VS clarity as gauged and graded in the mount. Rubies are medium slightly purplish red of strong saturation, pink sapphires are medium to light pink of medium to light saturation, overall in very good condition. Emeralds are overall medium slightly yellowish green of strong saturation with some typical natural inclusions examined under 10x magnification, not noticeable when worn. Jadeite measuring approximately 19.24x25.17x6.46mm is of intense emerald green colour and good translucency, suffused with darker patches at a section; under close inspection, there are clouds that are commonly seen in natural jadeite. Black spinel is in very good condition. Minor signs of wear to metal. Overall in excellent condition.
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