DescriptionAntique Opal, Diamond, Demantoid Garnet, Platinum-Topped Gold Brooch, circa 1905
The brooch features a round-shaped opal measuring 14.00 x 14.00 x 4.90 mm, enhanced by oval-shaped opal cabochons measuring 13.00 x 10.00 x 4.00 mm, 10.00 x 8.00 x 2.90 mm, 10.00 x 8.00 x 3.10 mm, and 12.00 x 9.00 x 3.30 mm, accented by European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.00 carat, embellished by round-shaped demantoid garnets weighing a total of approximately 0.60 carat, set in platinum-topped 18k gold, completed by a pinstem, catch and fold down bail. Gross weight 19.51 grams.
Dimensions: 3 inches x 1-7/8 inch
Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
Diamond Average Clarity: SI
Diamond Shapes: European-cut
Diamond Count: 26 - 50
Gem Type: Opal, Demantoid Garnet
Gem Average Clarity: Good
Gem Shape: Cabochon, Oval-shaped Cabochon, Round-shaped
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: The piece is accompanied by the original signed Benedict Bros. box and letter from the company concerning the commission of the piece.
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