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This platinum Estate brooch resurrected as a bird of paradise from the fire of 199 azure-set diamonds in old European and single brilliant cut. In full flight, the shimmering feathers of its wings and long tail are meticulously distinguished from one another to help steer its soul straight to its new wearer.
Antique jewelry object group: brooch
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
Style: Fifties (of the twentieth century)
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Period: ca. 1950
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Source of inspiration: Mother Nature
Theme: Bird of Paradise
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Diamonds: 11 old European cut diamonds with a total estimated weight of approx. 1.11 crt. and 188 single brilliant cut diamonds (also called 8/8) with a total estimated weight of approx. 3.45 crt.
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Total diamond weight: approx. 4.56 crt. more info on precious stones)
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: width 5,76 cm (2,27 inch)
Weight: 17,60 gram (11,32 dwt)
Reference Nº: 14028-0099
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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