Diamond ruby green onyx and yellow gold lion brooch by Honora circa 1960. Clear and concise information you want to know is listed below. Contact us right away if you have additional questions. We are here to connect you with beautiful and affordable jewelry.
DIAMONDS: ten single-cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.08 carat, approximately H color, VS clarity.
GEMSTONES: one round faceted ruby nose, two round faceted green onyx eyes.
METAL: 18-karat yellow gold.
WEIGHT: 8.5 grams.
HALLMARKS: maker’s mark for Honora.
MEASUREMENTS: approximately 1 ¼” (3.20 cm) long and 7/8” (2.30 cm) wide overall.
CONDITION: high magnification photographs show design details, and that this adorable and whimsical diamond lion brooch is in exceptionally good condition, all consistent with age and wear.
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Estate diamond, ruby, green onyx, and yellow gold, whimsical lion brooch by Honora circa 1960.