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    Victorian Beryl, Seed Pearl, Hair, Gold Pendant-Brooch-Locket
    Stones: Foil backed emerald-cut beryl
    Pearl: Seed pearls measuring 2.00 - 3.00 mm
    Metal: 14k gold
    Gross Weight: 24.70 grams
    Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 1-11/16 inches


    Estimate: $2,000 - up.

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Beryl
    Shape(s): Emerald
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: Seed
    Shape: Round
    Color: White
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 29
    Size: 2.00 - 3.00 mm


    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Victorian brooches have that bold gold look in voluminous shapes. A fashionable Victorian lady must have worn this right at the collar. Unmarked, tests 14k gold. Completed by hinged pinstem and C catch. Having an attached ring on the reverse for use as a pendant. The reverse has an oval-shaped insert with glass crystal for the addition of hairwork. Note: the green stones test as beryl, but magnification reveals additional green coloring of foil backing in the closed-back setting. The green stones show natural, beryl-like inclusions. Minor tarnish to gold.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September
    21st Tuesday
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    5 Days 23h 10m
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