This estate lapel brooch of opulent aesthetic is of Italian provenance, handcrafted and signed by Capello Jewelers of Torino, Italy. It is crafted in solid 18K yellow gold, weighing 68.6 grams and depicts the artfully designed shape of an alligator. The lapel brooch is embellished with a solid platinum ribbon bow wrapped around the alligator’s neck, adorned with 0.43 cts of round-faceted fancy and colorless diamonds graded deep brown yellow and G-H color and VS clarity, complemented by 2.45cts of square-cut pink and yellow sapphires and 4 round-faceted fancy brown-yellow diamonds simulating the animal’s eyes and the neck, weighing approx. 0.27cts. The head and the tail of the alligator are masterfully hinged to simulate its natural movements, and the animal’s back is rendered in textured yellow gold to simulate the actual skin of an alligator. This lapel brooch features a pair of pins of distinct lengths on reverse, one with a tubular lock. This Italian lapel brooch of immaculate design and craftsmanship remains in excellent condition.
Weight: 68.6 grams
Measurements: 4.5″ x 1.1/4″ x 0.50″
Total Diamond weight: 0.70cts
Total sapphire weight: 2.45cts
A professional Appraisal Document accompanies this item.