Outstanding 23.64ctw Moonstone Ruby Flower Brooch ~ A 1910's Arts & Crafts beauty signed WAB Wordley Allsopp & Bliss. The brooch holds exceptional moonstones and rubies in a large 3 flower setting. The moonstones are dreamy translucent white with a ghostly bright white and blue glow. The moonstones are just slightly included natural stones. The rubies have an amazing translucent red with gorgeous sparkle and they show wonderful natural inclusions.
The 18 moonstones are perfectly polished cabochons measuring 10.0mm x 7.0mm x 2.75mm, 1.28 carats each, 23.04ctw. The 4 round rubies measure 3.0mm, .15 carats each, .60ctw. The brooch holds an incredible 23.64ctw.
The setting is 14k yellow gold, it is tested and stamped W.A.B. 14k. The brooch measures 3 1/2" long x 2 3/8" wide and it weighs 24.50g. The flower heads measures 1" in diameter and they're fantastic!
The brooch is in excellent original antique condition. There is no damage, no scratching, no chips, no cracks or breaks in any of the gemstones and no repairs have been made. The back has a pin assembly with a locking closure and it locks with precision. You will love this exceptional and rare piece.