French-Made Victorian Sapphire Stickpin in 18K Gold
This gorgeous, Victorian Era antique stickpin features a natural sapphire bezel set in solid 18 karat gold.
The natural sapphire measures 4.75 x 4.75 x 3.30mm and weighs approximately 0.60 carat. The sapphire has been examined by a GIA Graduate Gemologist and has been determined to be natural.
The setting has a subtle, textured surface and has developed a light patina that has been left uninterrupted. It can easily be polished, if desired.
The pin has a spiral design, for additional reinforcement. The pin is signed and hallmarked with French touch marks. The signature appears to be "<B.T.C.>" or "<B.J.C.>". There is a French export mark of Mercury facing right, with letter "S" beneath it.
The diameter of the top measures 9mm.
The piece has a gross weight of 1.6 grams.
Color:Slightly Greenish Blue
Clarity:VS (GIA Scale)
Measurements:≈ 4.75 x 4.75 x 3.30mm
Carat Weight: approx.0.60 carat