Ruby Enamel Yellow Gold Elephant Clip Brooch



Ruby enamel ruby and yellow gold figural elephant clip brooch circa 1970.  *

ABOUT THIS ITEM:  #P-DJ1130F. Scroll down for specifications.  Looks like a wild elephant, gentle and majestic.  This beautifully animated elephant clip brooch is depicted in three dimensions on the front side, head, trunk, and tusks, as well as the tail end, and the body that lies in between.  It is delightful in every sense, with bright ruby-set eyes and tusks applied with enamel simulating their natural ivory color.  Additionally, textural gold work over its entire body provides a convincing representation of real elephant skin.  It is an impressive piece of jewelry to possess and wear.  Wearable art.


GEMSTONES:  two round-faceted rubies.

METAL:  18-karat yellow gold decorated with enamel tusks.

WEIGHT:  17.7 grams.

BROOCH BACK: clip back comprising double stem pin parts.

MEASUREMENTS:  approximately 2” (5.08 cm) by 1 ½” (3.81 cm) overall.

CONDITION:  high magnification photographs show considerable design details, and the item is in good condition, all consistent with age and wear.

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