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    Victorian Multi-Stone, Seed Pearl, Gold Brooches
    The lot includes: one brooch with an oval-shaped aquamarine measuring 10.80 x 6.95 x 4.65 mm and weighing approximately 1.90 carats, framed by seed pearls, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 11/16 inch); one brooch with an oval-shaped variscite cabochon measuring 17.00 x 12.50 mm, and seed pearls, set in 14k gold, completed by a base metal pinstem (Dimensions: 1 inch x 1 inch); one brooch with seed pearls, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/16 inches x 1 inch); one pendant-brooch with seed pearls, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-5/16 inches x 1-3/16 inches); one enhancer-brooch crafted in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/16 inches x 1 inch); one brooch with a seed pearl, set in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-1/2 inches x 3/16 inch); and one brooch crafted in 14k gold (Dimensions: 1-3/16 inches x 1/8 inch). Gross weight 23.10 grams.

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Aquamarine, Variscite
    Shape(s): Oval-shaped, Oval-shaped Cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Type: Seed
    Shape: Near Round
    Color: White
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 145
    Size: 1.00 mm to 3.20 mm

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Marvelous brooches from the Victorian era. 1st: marked 14K. 2nd: tests as 14K, pinstem does not test as gold. 3rd: marked 14K, lead solder is evident on the reverse, three seed pearls are missing. 4th: marked 14K, 13 seed pearls are missing, including the center one. 5th: marked 14K. 6th: marked 14K, tarnish commensurate with age. 7th: marked 14K.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    30th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 256

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