Vintage 14K Gold Ruby Diamond Turtle Tortoise Brooch Pin
This incredible, solid 14k yellow and white gold tortoise pin is an amazing piece of work.
The tortoise's back is covered in yellow gold rosettes, each with a round faceted ruby prong set in the center. The rubies are very clean, well cut and total 2.80 cts.
Nestled in between the upper most rosettes are 6 prong set, round brilliant cut diamonds. There are also 2 bezel set diamond eyes. The diamonds are all set in white gold and are VS2-SI1 clarity, H color and total 0.60 cts.
The brooch has one locking closure and the other pin stem is open. This piece may have been designed as a fur clip. It is in wonderful vintage condition and weighs a hefty 25.1 grams.
Weight: 25.1 grams
Stones: 8 x round brilliant cut diamonds, VS2-SI1 clarity, H color = 0.60 ctw; 11 x round faceted rubies = 2.80 ctw
Size & Measurements: 1 5/8th inches long by 1 1/8th inches wide
Metal & Hallmark: Solid 14k yellow gold (hallmarked)
Item ID: V42-Vintage Turtle Brooch
Member since May 2011
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