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    Jadeite Jade, Tourmaline, Synthetic Ruby, Freshwater Cultured Pearl, Gold, Silver Brooches

    The lot includes four brooches: one with carved and pierced jadeite jade, freshwater cultured pearls, and synthetic rubies, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches); one with carved jadeite jade, and a tourmaline cabochon weighing approximately 1.05 carats (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-7/8 inches); one with a jadeite jade carving (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-1/4 inches); and one with carved jadeite jade (Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-1/2 inches); all set in silver (jadeite has not been tested for origin of color or treatment). Gross weight 59.90 grams.


    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Jadeite Jade, Tourmaline, Synthetic Ruby
    Shape(s): Carved and Pierced, Carved, Cabochon, Round-cut
    Count: 51 - 75
    Avg Quality: Good

    Pearls:
    Type: Freshwater
    Shape: Baroque
    Color: Cream
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 3
    Size: 7.30 x 6.35 mm to 7.60 x 7.00 mm

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: An eclectic group of jadeite brooches. First brooch marked 14K. Three other brooches test as silver. All are completed by a pinstem and catch. Tourmaline measures 6.05 - 6.10 x 3.35 mm. Brooches with carved pieces of jadeite jade are connected with yellow metal wire and thread.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    6th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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