Ladies' 18-karat yellow gold, ruby, emerald and diamond brooch/pendant attributed to André Vassort. T
he brooch contains seven oval cabochon rubies, prong-set, with estimated weights from 1.10 to .62 carat. each for a total ruby weight of 5.22 carat. The rubies are described as intense medium-dark purplish-red, showing a good polish and fair clarity.
The brooch also contains seven oval cabochon emeralds, prong-set, with estimated weights from .48 to .28 carat. each for a total emerald weight of 2.56 carat. The emeralds are described as translucent intense medium-dark bluish-green showing a good polish.
The brooch also contains twenty-six graduated round brilliant-cut diamonds with estimated weights from .24 to .06 carat. each for a total diamond weight of 2.50 carat. The diamonds show an average quality of VS clarity and G color with good proportions and polish.
The brooch measures 84.20 x 73.20 mm. and is of a high-relief domed filigree floral design. The brooch shows a hinged loop for pendant wear and a hinged double pin back with two sliding tube clasps for brooch wear. The brooch shows a bright polish.