Sale 421 Lot 59

* An 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Fire Opal, Colored Diamond and Diamond Starfish Brooch, N. Varney,
consisting of a central freeform fire opal measuring approximately 26.00 x 24.07 x 20.93 mm, the opal surrounded by five unequal curving arms containing 328 round brilliant cut yellow diamonds (origin of color not tested) weighing approximately 5.48 carats total, and 45 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.45 carat total.
Stamp: Nicholas Varney 18K.
49.70 dwts.
Estimate $ 8,000-12,000

Opal Characteristics:
Transparent reddish orange hue to the outer region surrounding a more translucent to opaque off white core, medium tone, strong saturation, moderately strong play-of-color in predominantly red and green flashes and no evidence of crazing,

Colored Diamond Characteristics (graded in setting):
Color: yellow hue, from X-Y-Z to fancy intense in intensity
Clarity: VS1-SI2
Very good to excellent cut proportions.

Diamond Characteristics (graded in setting):
Color: F-H
Clarity: VS1-SI1
Very good to excellent cut proportions.

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