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    Description

    Sapphire, Diamond, Enamel, Platinum, Gold Brooch, Oscar Heyman Bros.
    The brooch features calf's head-shaped blue, pink and yellow sapphires weighing a total of approximately 24.00 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.90 carat, set in platinum and 14k gold, accented by enamel, completed by a pinstem and catch, reference # 46578. Gross weight 20.59 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-1/4 inches


    Condition Report*: Designer: Oscar Heyman Bros.
    Diamond Average Color: D-E-F
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 26 - 50
    Gem Type: Sapphire
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Calf's Head
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Brooch was sent to Oscar Heyman and authenticated--they graciously provided original artwork for illustration purposes only. Exact stone weights not found. Slight loss to red enamel around eye.
    Oscar Heyman Bros.: The Heyman family emigrated from Russia to New York in 1906 where they launched Oscar Heyman & Brothers in 1912. The brothers were master platinumsmiths who utilized only the finest diamonds and colored gems. The firm manufactured and supplied jewelry for the most prestigious American jewelry houses of the 1930s. Oscar Heyman & Brothers continues to be a self-contained, family owned and operated business where the old world techniques of tool making, fine platinum and gold metalsmithing in the production of each piece.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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