A stunning vintage French 38.65 carat citrine and ruby, 18 carat yellow gold ‘turtle’ brooch; part of our diverse gemstone jewellery and estate jewelry collections.
This stunning, fine and impressive vintage turtle brooch has been crafted in 18 ct yellow gold.
The brooch has been realistically modelled in the form of a turtle.
The turtles shell is ornamented with a feature eight claw set oval cut 38.65 ct citrine.
The turtle’s skin is embellished with a textured engraved decoration.
The eyes of the turtle are represented by two collet set cabochon cut rubies.
The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged double pin and push fit clasp, and is hallmarked to the frame with the French patent mark ‘DEPOSE SSM’.
This vintage gemstone brooch has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18 ct gold.
The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.
Dimensions 27.50mm x 18.52mm x 12.98mm
Total Gemstone Content
Length of Setting 5cm/1.97″
Width of Setting 2.9cm/1.14″
Height of Setting 1.6cm/0.63″