DescriptionArt Deco Diamond, Ruby, Black Coral, Enamel, Platinum Brooch, Oscar Heyman Bros.
The brooch features a carved ruby measuring 8.04 x 7.08 x 3.21 mm, enhanced by full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.70 carat, accented by trapezoid and baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 carat, complimented by black coral, set in platinum. Gross weight 6.60 grams.
Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 7/16 inch
Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
Diamond Average Clarity: VS
Diamond Shapes: Full-cut, Single-cut, Trapezoid and Baguette-cut
Diamond Count: 26 - 50
Gem Type: Ruby, Black Coral
Gem Shape: Carved and Cabochon
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Good
Notes: Piece was authenticated by Oscar Heyman Bros. and found in a design book from 1930 - 1931. The original drawing on velum was glued into the book backwards, causing the numbers to appear reversed. Brooch is marked: 98091. Brooch tests as platinum. Finished with a pinstem and catch on the reverse. The bird's eye is a ruby cabochon measuring 1.05 mm. Appears that beak and ear have been repaired with black enamel.
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