Current Bid: $500
Appraised Value: $7,465
One electronically tested 18KT yellow gold and platinum ladies cast & assembled ruby solitaire pendant/brooch. Condition is good. The pendant/brooch features a ruby set within tiered yellow gold and platinum braided bezels, completed by a yellow gold hinged bail and a horizontally placed pin. Bright and patterned finish. Identified with markings of "PT900 K 18". Containing:
One prong set oval mixed cut natural ruby, measuring 21.55 x 14.05 x 10.35mm, 15% bulge factor, approximate weight of 30.77ct., clarity is heavily included, type II, dark, very slightly brownish, slightly purplish red color, (GIA slpR 7/3), cut is good. Transmitting light somewhat diffusely, transparent to translucent. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. Indications of laboratory high temperature heat treatment, with glass & flux additives. Graded in the setting. Ruby has a low tolerance to rhodium plating, repolishing the surface, & ultrasonic cleaning.
Total Weight of Colored Stones 30.77ct.
Total Weight of Pendant/Brooch 14.68 gm