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    Garnet, Diamond, White Gold Brooch, J.E. Caldwell & Co.
    The brooch features a round-cut hessonite garnet measuring 5.00 x 3.20 mm and weighing approximately 0.60 carat, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.65 carats, set in 14k white gold. Worn stamp C&Co for J.E. Caldwell & Co. Gross weight 6.90 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 1-1/2 inches


    Condition Report*: Designer: J.E. Caldwell & Co.
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 51 - 75
    Gem Type: Hessonite Garnet
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Round-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: The eye catching deep orange hessonite garnet is beautifully enhanced by the bright white diamonds that surround it.
    J.E. Caldwell & Co.: Based in Philadelphia, this American jewelry firm was founded in 1839 by James Emmott Caldwell, a trained silversmith. The firm sold silver objects, jewelry and giftware. After changes in ownership, the name officially became J.E. Caldwell and Co. in 1868. Their exquisite hand fabricated jewels are among some of the finest examples of American Art Nouveau craftsmanship in evidence. Throughout the 1920’s, they produced refined pieces of Art Deco jewelry for which the firm is still recognized. The business continues to service the Philadelphia area today.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    9th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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