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    Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Gold Brooch, Laykin et Cie
    The butterfly brooch features old mine-cut and full -cut diamonds weighing a total of 4.00 cts accented by rubies weighing a total of 1.70 carats and sapphires weighing a total of 1.00 carats set in 18k yellow and white gold. Gross weight: 24.00 grams. Dimensions: 2 3/8 inches x 1 3/8 inches


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: VVS
    Shape(s): Old Mine, Full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Ruby, Sapphire
    Shape(s): Cushion, Oval Cabochon, Round
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A very whimsical hand made brooch. Marked: Layken et Cie, 18k
    Laykin et Cie: Known as the designer-to-the-stars, Laykin et Cie was founded in 1932 by Soloman W. Laykin on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, California. During the time of Hollywood Glamour from the 1930’s to early 1970’s, the company rose to success by supplying movie stars with jewels. The pieces quickly became a favorite among celebrities. Laykin et Cie jewelry is featured in nine Hollywood productions, and can be seen adorning starlets Lana Turner, Mae West, Doris Day, and Gloria Swanson.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    25th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 4
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