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    Diamond, Seed Pearl, Mother-of-Pearl, Gold Brooch
    The brooch features European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.15 carats, accented by seed pearls measuring 3.00 mm, encompassing a mother-of-pearl cameo, set in 18k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem and catch on the reverse. Gross weight 8.30 grams.
    Diameter: 1-1/16 inches

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): European-cut
    Count: 1 - 25


    Pearl: 1
    Type: Seed
    Shape: Round
    Color: Cream
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 13
    Size: 3.00 mm


    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The brooch tests as 18k gold, and the pinstem tests as 14k gold, fold-down bail. The back is marked Tiffany and Co., hand engraved Montessoni, "37983". The frame appears to be original though the cameo is a modern replacement.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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