Emerald, Diamond, 18ct Yellow and White Gold Owl Brooch - Vintage Circa 1980


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Object Description

A stunning, fine and impressive vintage 1980s 0.08 carat emerald, 0.07 carat diamond, 18 carat yellow and white gold owl brooch; part of our diverse diamond jewellery and estate jewelry collections

This stunning, fine and impressive vintage brooch has been crafted in 18ct yellow gold and 18ct white gold.

The brooch has been modelled in the form of an owl, perched upon a branch.

The body and face of the owl have been crafted in yellow gold and the owl’s feet, head, beak and the branch have been crafted in white gold.

The anterior surface of the brooch has a textured finish, imitating the owl’s feathers and the bark of the branch.

The owl’s eyes are represented by two impressive individually set round faceted cut emeralds.

The body of the owl is embellished with a total of thirty-one pavé set modern brilliant round cut fancy yellow diamonds.

The tuft feathers to the top of the owl’s head are represented by six impressive eight cut diamonds.

The vintage owl brooch secures with a hallmarked hinged pin and security clasp.

The stunning vintage owl brooch is hallmarked to the side of the pin and the reverse of the white gold branch with the gold guarantee mark (crown), the 18ct gold fineness mark (750) and the international convention gold guarantee mark (750 and scales).

This impressive vintage owl brooch pin is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

“Rather than regarding inclusions in coloured stones as harmful, in small sizes and numbers that do not in any way detract from their beauty, they should be regarded as adding to desirability, for they provide identifying characteristics.”
Reference: The Connoisseur’s Guide to Precious Gemstones, R. Wise, Brunswick House Press.

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Emerald Quality
Cut Round Faceted
Content 0.08 carat

Diamond Quality
Colour (average grades) G
Clarity (average grades) VS2
Cut Modern brilliant round/Eight
Content 0.07 carat

Length of setting 3.5cm/1.38″
Width of setting 3.6cm/1.42″
Across pin 2.8cm/1.1″
Height of setting 9.12mm/0.36″

10.88 grams

Object History

Date: Circa 1980

Object Literature

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Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received.
Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.
All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Object Condition

This stunning vintage owl brooch pin is exceptional quality set with impressive emeralds, displaying a fine colour and brilliance.
The very well colour graded supporting eight cut diamonds display a fine white colour and brilliance.
The impressive fancy yellow diamonds display a fine brilliance.
The brooch is a superior gauge of gold and is in exceptional condition with clear hallmarks to the reverse of the setting and the side of the pin.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of vintage emerald jewellery/estate jewelry.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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