Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch
Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch

BR584

Mid Century 14k 4.88 CTW Diamond & Pearl Floral Spray Brooch

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General Information:

  • Total Carat Weight: 4.88 ctw
  • Precious Metal Weight: 2.40 dwt
  • Precious Metal Material: 14k yellow gold
  • Dimensions: This brooch measures 26.03 mm long x 14.64 mm wide x 11.45 mm back to front (depth) including the stem to the brooch's reverse.
  • Weight: A very nice 3.75 grams
  • Markings: The reverse shows a very tiny applied cartouche stamped with an unknown mark, illegible due to the gold casting process and any possible wear due to age and use. Even under 90x magnification, this stamp cannot be determined. Though unconfirmed, it may read " 14K585", indicating its precious metal content.
  • Era: This brooch is believed to date to the Retro to Mid Century years, circa late 1940s to 1950s.
  • Buyer Notes: A classic Mid Century jewel, this sweet brooch offers a touch of luxury at a practical scale, making it an ideal accessory for nearly any look or season. This piece is beautifully versatile, and may be worn in any orientation, and could also be a stunning opportunity for a pendant or ring conversion project. Given this brooch's style and unique construction (evident on its reverse, particularly the rounded "m"-shaped double arched frame opposite the stem), it is possible that this piece began life as the top half of a clasp closure for a necklace or bracelet, likely a string of pearls. Today, it exists as a very wearable, ultra classic brooch. 
  • Prospective Buyers: Research shows that the six pearls herein may very well be saltwater cultured Akoya pearls, desirable for their superb multicolor iridescence and very high quality luster.

Specifications:

  • Center Stone Type: Cultured Pearl (likely saltwater Akoya pearl)
  • Center Stone Count: Six (6)
  • Center Stone Dimensions: 4.70 mm on average
  • Center Stone Carat Weight: 4.74 ctw; 0.79 ct each by formula per the specific gravity of cultured pearl
  • Center Stone Shape: Spherical/whole
  • Center Stone Color: White body color with pink-green iridescent orient
  • Center Stone Clarity: Very good to excellent luster
  • Side Stone Type: Diamond
  • Side Stone Count: Fourteen (14)
  • Side Stone Dimensions and Carat Weights: 
    • 2 primary diamonds (at the centers of the pearl trios) measure 1.50 mm = 0.015 ct each
    • 12 accent diamonds measure 1.20 mm = 0.009 ct each
      • All 14 diamonds total 0.138 ctw
  • Side Stone Shape: Single Cut (all)
  • Side Stone Color: H-I with a subtly hazed appearance
  • Side Stone Clarity: SI2-I1

The Story:

A romantic and lively jewel hailing from sometime between the late 1940s and the mid-late 1950s, this jewel boasts loads of gemstones and character. This brooch's design is a stylized double floral (or shamrock) motif framed with a leafy spray and a series of gold concentric plumes, a feminine mix of geometry and organicism. It is encrusted with six main pearls, each yielding wildly excellent sheen, and decorated with an additional fourteen diamonds for a dash of flourish. The pearls are believed to be prized saltwater oyster pearls of Japanese origin, exhibiting the reflective luster and pink-green orient that is so treasured of such pearls. This hint of blushing color enlivens the brooch, charmingly offset by the frosty diamonds that surround them. The softer clarities of these diamonds produce a subtle twinkling effect rather than sharp flashes of sparkle. In perfect combination with the brooch's more petite scale, the gemstone choice embodies understated elegance, and makes for a polished ornament for any style or ensemble whether pinned, strung or tucked into the hair.

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