Description

    Multi-Stone, Freshwater Cultured Pearl, Gold, Yellow Metal Stickpins
    The lot includes ten stickpins: one featuring a pear-shaped spinel cabochon measuring 10.70 x 9.65 mm, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 3/8 inch); one featuring a freshwater cultured pearl measuring 4.85 x 4.40 mm, set in a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-5/8 inches x 3/8 inch); one featuring a round-cut topaz weighing approximately 0.04 carat, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-5/8 inches x 5/8 inch); and one featuring an oval-shaped opal cabochon measuring 6.70 x 3.90 x 2.60 mm and weighing approximately 0.50 carat, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 3/16 inch); one featuring carved jadeite jade measuring 16.00 mm in diameter, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-3/8 inches x 3/4 inch); one featuring a chalcedony intaglio measuring 13.70 x 10.65 x 3.30 mm, set in 10k gold, completed by a yellow metal pinstem (Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 9/16 inch); one featuring tiger's-eye quartz cabochon measuring 7.05 - 7.20 mm, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-1/8 inches x 3/8 inch); one featuring a pear-shaped peridot measuring 6.65 x 4.80 x 3.10 mm and weighing approximately 0.60 carat, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 3/16 inch); one featuring an oval-shaped moonstone cabochon measuring 6.00 x 3.80 x 3.35 mm and weighing approximately 0.50 carat, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-5/16 inches x 5/16 inch); and one featuring an oval-shaped chrysoprase cabochon measuring 14.00 x 10.00 x 6.45 mm and weighing approximately 6.45 carats, set in 14k gold, completed by a 14k gold pinstem (Dimensions: 2-3/4 inches x 1/2 inch). Gross weight 16.70 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Chrysoprase, Jadeite Jade, Chalcedony, Spinel, Moonstone, Peridot, Tiger's-Eye, Topaz, Opal
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Oval-Shaped Cabochon, Carved, Intaglio, Pear-Shaped Cabochon, Pear-Shaped, Cabochon, Round-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Good
    Pearl Type: Freshwater
    Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Baroque
    Pearl Color: White
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 1
    Pearl Size: 4.85 x 4.40 mm
    Notes: A wonderful set of Victorian stickpins! All metals are tested for gold content. Spinel is highly included and has fair clarity. Lead solder is used to attach pinstems on the fifth and sixth stickpins.


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    Auction Dates
    Jan-Feb, 2016
    26th-2nd Tuesday-Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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