Vintage 1940's Mexican Sterling Huge Citrine Stone Brooch with Droplets.
This is an outstanding piece comprised of a sterling circular brooch....bezel set with a gorgeous huge round faceted citrine stone in the center.... in a bead work frame embellished with three pear or tear shaped faceted citrine droplets. The entire outline of the brooch is finished in a fine twisted rope edging. Solid, substantial, very high quality and hefty piece.
Brooch is unsigned and tested positive for sterling. Mexican in origin.
Brooch measures 3 inches long by 1-3/4 inches wide.
Weight is 1.15 ozt (troy ounces) correct measurement for sterling or 35.7 grams.
Center citrine stone measures approximately 22 mm (7/8 inch in diameter by 1/2 inch deep) approximately 40 carat in size conservatively!
Center citrine droplet measures approximately 25 mm (1 inch) long by 12.7 mm (1/2 inch) wide. Two outer citrine droplets measure 19 mm (3/4 inch) long by 11 mm (7/16) inch wide.
It appears that this piece may have had a bale for a neck chain that was removed at some point in time....along with any indentifying marks and or signatures. Certainly can be added again by a trusted jeweler.
Excellent vintage condition. Supreme!
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