Ruby and gold figural angelfish brooch circa 1960. *
ABOUT THIS ITEM: #P-DJ912G. Scroll down for specifications. Depicting an angel fish with fins and tail gently slanted suggesting that it is in a swimming motion, its body highlighted by flowing lines and Florentine details. One ruby-set eye. Different species of angelfish can be found in both fresh and salt water. They have a unique flat body shape with top and bottom fins pointing outward suggesting a diamond shape. It is also believed that they form monogamous pairs. You are going to love its gentle flowing shape and like real live angel fish swimming in an aquarium command attention, this one isn’t any different in that regard. It looks quite impressive when worn on a jacket’s lapel, but it isn’t limited to that. You’ll see.
GEMSTONES: one round faceted ruby.
METAL: 14-karat yellow gold.
WEIGHT: 5.7 grams.
MEASUREMENTS: approximately 1-3/8” (3.60 cm) by 1” (2.50 cm) overall.
CONDITION: high magnification photographs show considerable design details, and that the item is in good condition, all consistent with age and wear.
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