Graff | Colored Diamond and Diamond Clip-Brooch, France 格拉夫 彩色鑽石配鑽石別針，法國
Property from the Collection of Danielle Steel
Graff | Colored Diamond and Diamond Clip-Brooch, France
Designed as a teddy bear, with movable limbs and a rotating head, set throughout with round diamonds of yellow hue and near-colorless diamonds, the eyes and nose decorated with blackened gold, signed Graff, with French assay and workshop marks.
In very good condition, with light surface scratches to the mounting. French assay mark for 18 karat gold. The diamonds of yellow hue weighing a total of approximately 20.00 - 25.00 carats are approximately deep yellow to yellowish brown, primarily VS clarity with a few SI examples. The near-colorless diamonds estimated to weigh a total of 1.30 carats are approximately F-G color, VS clarity. Gross weight approximately 45 dwts. Dimensions approximately 2¼ x 1⅞ inches. Please note that the diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for natural origin of color.
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