*Cartier Paris 1900 Gia certified Edwardian brooch in 18 kt with 9.57 Ctw Pailin sapphires & diamonds
Beautiful horseshoe lucky brooch designed by Cartier.
Gorgeous and rare piece made by the house of Cartier in Paris, France during the Edwardian period, circa1900. It was carefully crafted, with impeccable details in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with white platinum top settings for the gems. Suited with a hinged horizontal stick pin with a trombone lock.
Embellished, with very fine quality of natural gemstones. Mounted, with 15 gradated cushion cuts of vivid blue sapphires from Pailin, Cambodia, calibrated 0.80 to 0.25 cts) with a total weight of 7.25 carats.
It is accented with 46 European round rose cuts diamonds, 2.32 carats, white color less, E/F/G and VS-2 clarity.
Have a total weight of 7.3 grams and a measures of 26 mm by 30 mm (1.02 x 1.18 inches).
Stamped, with several French hallmarks; the eagle's head for the assay and guaranty of the 18 kt gold, the maker's maitre cartouche, two times with the 4 digits serial numbers (back in the body and at the stick pin) and signed in full, "CARTIER PARIS 2750".
Boucheron 1905 Cartier 1890
Note: Similar pieces was also produced by other French jewelry houses. like VCA and Boucheron, see figures.
Note: The blue sapphires from the Pailin region in Cambodia are very rare, actually the mines are exhausted and the only way to found in the today's market is from old stocks or antique jewelry.
Collateral: This piece is accompanied by the Gia laboratory report number 2203982250 stating the sapphires are natural, not heated, with Cambodia origin,
References: Bonham auctions, London, UK. Provenance: private collection in Paris, France.
It is in perfect condition, with no gemstones replacements and with the antique patina intact and is accompanied by the designer's jewelry box.
INVENTORY REF: P0000RTIE/.1754