Vintage Turtle Pin Brooch in 18k Yellow & White Gold with Diamond & Ruby

Item Specifications:

Weight: 8.7 grams or 5.59 dwt

Length: 31 mm

Width: 18 mm

Diamonds:

Diamond Count: 10

Approximated total diamond carat weight: 0.60 tcw

Color: H

Clarity: VS

It also has 2 Rubies that make the eyes of the turtle.

Hallmarks: 18k,  ©, "FR" or "HR" makers mark. The makers mark is unintelligible.

Even if this brooch has the style of a Hammerman Brothers piece, the makers mark does not match our records and it has no certification.

Condition: Pre-owned, very good, with minimum signs of wear according to its age.

 

 

Conditions Report

 

Excellent: Nothing needs to be done to the piece. It looks as brand new.

 

Very Good: The piece may show light sings of wear due to be previously used. All of its components are in perfect conditions. No deep scuffs or scratches are shown. Might need a light buff to make it look as brand new.

 

Good: Piece shows signs of wear but all of its components are in place. Might show some scratches (usually photographed). Will need to be re-polished to look and feel new.

 

Fair: Pieces shows parts with excessive wear due to previous usage and age. Might have some of its components with chips or nicks, scratches and loss of rhodium. Generally it can be used like this but it would be recommended to treat it with care. Usually this pieces are 80 - 100 years old!! 

 

Poor: Though we try no to put this kind of items in the market a poor classification for a piece means missing or broken components. it will need to be repaired or reconditioned  in order to  use it. Can be useful as a part of a new project or converted into a different piece. This pieces are sold as is