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Rare Raj Era Ruby Peridot Pearl 15ct Gold Pin Set with Leather Antique Box, "Cooke & Kelvey"

£945.00
SKU: 8273
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Description:

This super rare Raj Era Ruby Peridot Pearl 15ct Gold pin set is steeped in British history. Originating in Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta), this stick pin set was crafted by Cooke & Kelvey, esteemed jewellers in the British Raj. 

If you are a prolific antique jewellery collector, then really this has to be in your collection. This piece has four gorgeous pins, two inlaid with zingy green Peridots and two inlaid with fiery Rubies. Peridots, Pearls and Rubies were all popular gemstones in antique Indian jewellery and red, green and white were symbolic colours for a bride to wear on her wedding day. So, we surmise that these pins were originally crafted for a bride to be. 

Item Details:

ERA: British Raj, c.1900. 

MEASUREMENTS: Pins are 34mm long and 25mm long. 
Four Rubies graduate from 2.5mm diameter to 3mm diameter. 
Four Peridot graduate from 2.5mm diameter to 3mm diameter. 
Four Pearls 3.5mm diameter. 
Box 69mm long x 64mm wide.
Weight: 24g including box. 

MATERIALS:  Solid 18ct Gold, Solid 15ct Gold, Ruby, Peridot, Pearl. 

HALLMARKS: All four stick pins test as solid 15ct Gold, with solid 18ct Gold settings. "CALCUTTA SIMLA & LAHORE, Cooke & Kelvey, DIAMOND MERCHANTS GOLDSMITHS & JEWELLERS" inside original box. 

Condition:

EXCELLENT: This rare Raj Era Ruby Peridot Pearl 15ct Gold pin set is in exquisite condition. It is remarkable that these jewels have stood the test of time, but the fact that they come with their original antique box is a clue! All of the gemstones are securely set and free from scratches, with the pins themselves working perfectly. We think these pins would look lovely attached in a row on a blazer or to a lace shawl. 

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RETURNS:

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INCLUDED WITH YOUR ORDER:

This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

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