A stunning free-form style modern brooch in 18K yellow gold, set with a ruby, a sapphire, and emerald and loaded with diamonds. The ruby measures 9.0mm X 7.0mm. The emerald is 9.0mm X 6.0mm and the sapphire is 8.5mm X 7.5mm. Each weighs approx. 3.0cts. The diamonds average approximately .02cts. each, and there are about 140 diamonds, for a total diamond carat weight of approx. 3.0 carats. The diamonds are very well matched, white and clean. The brooch is just over 2 1/2 inches by 1 1/2 inches. It is stamped on the back "18K Trio" (see photograph). It is in mint condition, dates from about 1970, and is guaranteed to be as described. It comes with an appraisal for $9,000.