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    Victorian Beryl, Hair, Enamel, Gold Jewelry Suite
    Stones: Foil backed emerald-cut beryl
    Metal: 14k gold; enamel
    Theme: Etruscan Revival, locket
    Gross Weight: 18.90 grams
    Locket-Brooch Dimensions: 1-7/8 inches x 1-3/8 inches
    Earring Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 3/4 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears


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

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: A striking Victorian suite with a hairwork surprise! The twisted and beaded wire elements of this suite make a nod to Etruscan revival jewelry in a way that mimics the granulation techniques practiced by the ancients. Unmarked, items test 14k gold. Minor tarnish to metal. Minor dents on earring tops. Enamel in very good condition. Earrings are completed by shepherd's hook. Brooch is completed by pinstem and C catch with attached safety chain and safety pin. Also having a hook on reverse for the addition of a drop component. The reverse of the brooch displays blonde hairwork covered by mineral crystal. It is easily removable if desired. The suite is accompanied by a fitted box signed "Whitmore & Son Jewellers, Northhampton."
    *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
    September, 2021
    21st Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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