Oscar Heyman & Brothers | Diamond, Colored Diamond and Ruby Brooch [鑽石配彩色鑽石及紅寶石別針]
Captivated by Color: Important Jewels and Gemstones from an American Collector
Oscar Heyman & Brothers
Diamond, Colored Diamond and Ruby Brooch
Designed as an articulated orchid, invisibly and bead-set with calibré-cut rubies and round diamonds of yellow hue, the pistil accented by round diamonds, the leaves further set with numerous round diamonds, gross weight approximately 55 dwts, with maker's mark, numbered 200916. With signed box.
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity dated September 2013 from Oscar Heyman & Brothers.Please note that the diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for natural origin of color.
In good condition. Stamped PLAT and 18k. The diamonds stated to weigh approximately 12.05 carats are approximately F-G color, VVS-VS clarity. The 41 diamonds of yellow hue stated to weigh approximately 0.95 carat are approximately Fancy Vivid Yellow color, VS clarity. The rubies stated to weigh approximately 28.95 carats are medium pinkish red color, eye-clean to slightly included. Dimensions approximately 3½ x 2½ inches. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity dated September 2013 from Oscar Heyman & Brothers. Please note that the diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for natural origin of color.
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