This Estate 18K Y Gold M.O.P, Multi-gemstone, 0.02cttw I-J/I1 Diamond Bee Brooch is a piece of history! Crafted with 18k yellow gold, it features a 45.65mm x 26.73mm bee shaped brooch with a cultured Akoya pearl and a Pear cut mother of pearl. Its sterling silver wings are set with imitation turquoise & synthetic rubies, and its stinger is set with 3 rose cut diamonds, I-J color, I1 clarity, 0.02cttw. Get ready to buzz around in style with this 1930's pin-tastic bee brooch.
Gemstone carat weight not provided due to setting limitations.
One electronically tested 18KT yellow gold hand fabricated vintage gemstone and diamond brooch with a original finish. The Brooch is designed in the form of a "Bee". The piece measures 45.65 mm long and 26.73 mm wide. The brooch was retailed by G. Tutunzi in Rome, Circa 1930's, and is accompanied by an original box. The 18K gold brooch has Silver wing covers, set with Imitation Turquoise, and Synthetic Rubies. The thorax section is a Reddish-Brown glass cabochon. The head is a 5.55 mm Akoya Cultured Pearl, with 2 Synthetic Rubies, in tube settings for eyes. The main body is a Pear Shape piece of MOP Shell. The "Stinger" of the Bee is Silver and is set with 3 Rose cut Diamonds. Condition is excellent.
Three bright cut set rose cut diamonds approximate total weight of 3 Stones = 0.02ct.
Color I - J
One akoya cultured pearl, 5.6mm to 5.6mm in size. The pearl is cream in color with a good luster, near round, and lightly blemished.
Total Weight of Diamonds 0.02ct.
Total Weight of Gemstone And Diamond Brooch 7.90dwt
Retail Replacement Value $ 2335.00
This estate piece comes with two customized copies of the Walter Bauman Jewelers appraisal, available upon request.
Main Stone Diamond Clarity:I1
Main Stone Diamond Cut:Good
Main Stone Diamond Color:I
Main Stone Shape:Round
Main Stone Creation:Natural
Main Stone Treatment:Not Enhanced
Gemstone Clarity:Eye Clean
Second Stone:Mother of Pearl