Vintage komische eendenbroche met turquoises en robijn 1950
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very good condition
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Vintage Fifties (of the twentieth century)
- See also: Fifties (of the twentieth century)
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This type of jewelry is very specific for the fifties of the twentieth century. All sorts of animals were used as source of inspiration for the goldsmiths. Made in gold and decorated with enamel and precious stones, the result of their labour most ofthe times well-made, clever and cute.
Events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era.
Source of inspiration
18K yellow gold (touchstone tested)
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Twelve turquoises and one ruby
It is a very common practice to treat gemstones to intensify their clarity or colour. The item in question has not been tested in this regard.
Ruby is the birthstone (or month stone) for July and turquoise for December.
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"0750" indicating 18K gold
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width 4,07 cm (1,60 inch)
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10,20 gram (6,56 dwt)
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