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TWO GEM SET AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, OSCAR HEYMAN & BROTHERS, 1960S
Each designed as a pansy, one set with brilliant-cut diamonds and calibré-cut rubies; the other with brilliant-cut diamonds, calibré-cut sapphires and a circular-cut yellow sapphire, each with maker's mark for Oscar Heyman, numbered.
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Ruby brooch accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Oscar Heyman, dated September 1962. Stones weights detailed are: 52 rubies weighing 16.46 carats, 5 round rubies 1.26 carats, 7 fancy coloured sapphires 12.74 carats, 49 round diamonds 2.36 carats.
Ruby pansy with maker's mark HB for Oscar Heyman Brothers, numbered 69441 and stamped PLAT. Dimensions approximately 40 x 38mm.
Sapphire pansy with maker's mark -O-, numbered 48221, stamped PLAT. Dimensions approximately 31 x 33mm. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 2.50-3.00 carats.
Calibré-cut stones in good condition. Gross weight approximately 41 grams. Overall condition good.
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Ruby brooch accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Oscar Heyman.