A vintage retro modern, (also called art deco) brooch in 14K yellow gold and set with rubies and diamonds, circa 1940. The brooch is typical of the period with big sweeping gold elements. It is quite substantial and weighs 11.95 grams. The diamonds are set in either white gold or platinum as was typical of the period. There are 11 diamonds, approx. 1.5 points each for a total weight of .16cts. The 12 rubies are approx. .02cts each for as total weight of .24cts. The brooch is about 1 1/2" by 1 1/8". Hard to measure because of the shape. It is in excellent original .condition.. Guaranteed to be as described.