A color-change star sapphire, amethyst, and diamond brooch, Cartier,
Lot 70
A color-change star sapphire, amethyst, and diamond brooch, Cartier,
Sold for US$ 68,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Fine Jewellery New York
19 Apr 2012 13:00 EDT

Auction 19977
A color-change star sapphire, amethyst, and diamond brooch, Cartier,
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A color-change star sapphire, amethyst, and diamond brooch, Cartier, French, circa 1960
designed as a turtle, centering an oval cabochon color-change star sapphire accentuated by circular-cut amethyst legs, heart-shaped amethyst head, pavé-set round brilliant-cut diamonds and further single brown diamond detail; signed Cartier Paris, no. 015601, with French assay marks; sapphire weighing approximately: 35.00 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold and platinum; length: 1 5/8in. (brown diamond not tested for origin of color)

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by AGL report #CS48534, dated March 13, 2012, stating the center stone as: natural purple sapphire, Ceylon (Sri Lankan) origin, no indications of heat treatment.
    This gemstone displays a change of color when viewed under different lighting conditions.
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