CHALCEDONY, CULTURED PEARL AND NATURAL PEARL BROOCH, CIRCA 1955
Of foliate design, set with a carved chalcedony of leaf motif, the branches decorated with natural and cultured pearls, French assay mark for gold, maker's mark for Groene et Darde.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 86310, stating that four of the pearls that have been tested were found to be natural, saltwater, and that one was found to be an assembled cultured blister pearl; further accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin.
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Accompanied by SSEF report no. 86310, stating that four of the pearls that have been tested weighing from 2.25 to 4.40 carats and measuring from 6.98 x 7.28 x 6.27mm to 8.62 x 8.70 x 8.19mm were found to be natural, saltwater, and that one was found to be an assembled cultured blister pearl. Further accompanied by a certificate from Olivier Baroin.
Maker's mark for Groene et Darde. French assay marks for 18 carat gold, mounted in yellow gold. Pearls of slightly cream to cream body colour, partly with rosé and green overtones, with good skin, orient and lustre, some with growth marks and blemishes. For further details on the pearls, please refer to the gemmological report. Chalcedony in overall good condition, with minor nicks and scratches. Signs of wear to the metal consistent with age and use. In very good condition. Gross weight approximately 88 grams.
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