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    Ceylon Sapphire, Diamond, Pearl, Platinum-Topped Gold Pendant-Brooch, circa 1910
    The pendant-brooch features an oval-shaped sapphire measuring 17.05 x 15.41 x 9.52 mm and weighing 22.24 carats, enhanced by European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.20 carats, accented by freshwater pearls, set in platinum-topped gold. AGL report #CS 1074156-D, dated March 19, 2016, stating Natural Corundum, Origin Ceylon (Sri Lanka), No Gemological Evidence of Heat, accompanies the sapphire. Gross weight 21.10 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 1-1/4 inches

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): European
    Count: 51 - 75

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire
    Shape(s): Oval
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: AGL
    Certification #: CS 1074156
    Carat: 22.24
    Shape: Oval
    Origin: Ceylon
    Treatment: None
    Type: Natural Corundum


    Pearl: 1
    Type: Freshwater
    Shape: Freeform
    Color: White
    Luster: Good
    Count: 4
    Size: 7.55 mm round, 9.58 x 7.30 mm, 9.36 x 7.03 mm, 13.05 x 7.93 mm

    Platinum-Topped Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Swivel on top of brooch marked 14k, Pendant bale folds down when worn as a brooch. An eye catching example of Renaissance revival inspiration during the Edwardian period.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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