The Evanston - 1960s Vintage Diamond Ruby 18k Gold Japanese Woman Brooch

An incredibly detailed mid last century brooch made in a form of a woman in a traditional Japanese dress possibly a kabuki performer or a geisha. Diamond eyes and a ruby flower in her hair 18k yellow gold. The piece is beautifully made and is extremely detailed with elements such as realistic textured hair, a twisted ribbon, her delicate facial features. A truly breathtaking piece This 18k yellow gold piece is a rare example of mid-century craftsmanship, combining traditional Japanese art and the use of natural gemstones. It captures the intricate details of the wearer's hair and clothing, making it a truly unique and one-of-a-kind piece

Metals: hallmarked 18k gold, the replacement pin is not gold

Gemstones: diamonds - two bezel set single cut diamonds, mellee weight; ruby - one circular cut ruby mellee weight

Gemstones measured and graded while set subject to mounting limitations

Measurements: 36x24mm

Closure: c clasp with safety latch

Total Weight: 8.5g

Hallmarks: 750 (a hallmark for 18k gold), there is a manufacturer's marking that we cannot make out, see photos

Condition: item in very good estate condition, age appropriate patination

Items included: a new box

SKU: JA4823