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Retro Ruby and Diamond Brooch

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50-1-4508

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ABOUT THIS BROOCH

An explosive, atomic Retro brooch, reminiscent of mid-century abstract wall sculptures, is rendered in bright rosy-yellow gold and centers on a bright-red ruby cluster radiating in all directions with glistening wire spokes topped with sparkling diamonds and rubies. A pair of tapered scrolls add extra flair to this sizable space-age jewel. Cool, cosmic, chic. 3 1/8 inches by 2 1/4 inches.

Details

Materials:
14 Karat Rosy-Yellow Gold
Gram Weight:
21.6 gm
Gemstone Details Gemstone Details

8 Swiss Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
0.55 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
2.50-2.80 mm
Color:
I-J
Clarity:
SI1
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
0.55

28 Round Cut Rubies

Carat Weight:
3.00 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
2.60-3.20 mm
Total Colored Gemstone Carat Weight:
3.00

About Retro Jewelry

Hollywood glam got creative during the war era, when strategic factors forced jewelers to do without certain materials. Rather than scale back, they took the streamlined shapes of the Art Deco and went big, bold, and gold with them! Retro power pieces segued from the Jazz Age to the Fabulous Fifties, creating many motifs of vintage jewelry along the way.

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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