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    Edwardian Tourmaline, Cultured Pearl, Diamond, Platinum-Topped Gold Brooch, Austrian
    The brooch features a rectangle-cut tourmaline measuring 17.25 x 12.40 x 6.75 mm and weighing approximately 11.30 carats, enhanced by pear-shaped tourmaline ranging in size from 13.30 x 7.05 x 5.30 mm to 14.85 x 7.15 x 5.40 mm weighing a total of approximately 12.30 carats, further enhanced by European and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.95 carats, accented by cultured pearls ranging in size from 3.55 mm to 4.10 mm, set in platinum-topped gold, having Austrian hallmarks. Gross weight 36.60 grams.
    Dimensions: 4 inches x 3-3/4 inches

    Estimate: $10,000 - $12,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: European-cut, Single-cut
    Diamond Count: 100+
    Gem Type: Green Tourmaline
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Rectangle-cut, Pear-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Pearl Type: Akoya
    Pearl Surface: Smooth
    Pearl Shape: Round
    Pearl Color: White
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 4
    Pearl Size: 3.55 mm to 4.10 mm
    Notes: A marvelous period brooch. Top metal tests as platinum, and bottom tests as 14k gold. Completed by a pinstem and catch. The center tourmaline can be removed from the brooch. One diamond is missing. Tourmalines have minor chips. A few diamonds are abraded.
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    19th Tuesday
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