Michele della Valle | Ruby and diamond brooch | Michele della Valle | 紅寶石配鑽石別針
Ruby and diamond brooch, Michele della Valle
Michele della Valle | 紅寶石配鑽石別針
Designed as a sheaf of roses, set with circular-cut and oval rubies, the branch and leaves highlighted with brilliant-cut and rose diamonds, signed Michele della Valle, numbered, maker's mark, case stamped Michele della Valle.
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Signed michele della valle, numbered 12037, maker's mark, stamped 750 for 18 carat gold. Diamonds stated to weigh a total of approximately 16.44 carats, on average G-I colour, VVS-VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Rubies red and purplish red colour of medium strong saturation, stated to weigh a total of approximately 35.82 carats, some surface reaching, minor chips and nicks. Scratches consistent with age. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 104 grams. Accompanied by a case stamped Michele della Valle.
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