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Antique Ruby and Diamond Shell Brooch

Auction:
2471
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2471
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Antique Ruby and Diamond Shell Brooch, bead-set with lines of cushion-cut rubies interspersed with rose-cut diamonds, enamel edges, button pearl highlights, lg. 1 3/8 in., partial maker's mark.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Edges with enamel loss. Rubies are quite pleasant, some minor facet wear. Quite beautifully made.

Keywords

Ruby, Brooch, Cut, Diamond, Diamond cut, Economic geology, Gemstones, Pearl

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