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    Sapphire, Diamond, Gold Brooch, F.G. Hale, early 20th century
    The brooch features a cushion-shaped yellow sapphire measuring 19.48 x 16.70 x 8.82 mm and weighing approximately 22.00 carats, enhanced by two European-cut diamonds: one yellow weighing approximately 0.50 carat and one white weighing approximately 0.70 carat, accented by European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.95 carat, set in 18k gold (colored diamond not tested for origin of color). An AGL report # CS 57528 dated October 24, 2013 stating Natural Sapphire, Origin Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Heat Enhancement: None, Clarity Enhancement: None, accompanies the center stone. Gross weight 25.70 grams.
    Dimensions: 2 inches x 1-3/4 inches

    Frank Gardner Hale (1876-1945) was one of the earliest and most important metalcrafters in the Arts & Crafts movement. A preeminent goldsmith, he studied under C.R. Ashbee & Fred Partridge in London, England before establishing his own shop in Boston in 1907. He brought a skillset to the movement that was far superior to his contemporaries of the day. His award winning designs are typified by innovative and harmonious arrangements of colors and shapes, handwrought with technical perfection.

    Condition Report*: Designer: F.G. Hale
    Diamond Average Color: J-K-L
    Diamond Color: Yellow
    Diamond Average Clarity: I
    Diamond Shapes: European-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Sapphire
    Gem Certification No: CS 57528
    Gem Lab: AGL
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Cushion-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: Marked F.G. Hale.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    9th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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