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Daisy Exclusive

Vintage Russian Sapphire & Diamond Black Widow Spider Brooch (C.1980)

$3,895.00

Daisy Exclusive

Vintage Russian Sapphire & Diamond Black Widow Spider Brooch (C.1980)

$3,895.00

The black widow spider is a symbol of femininity, sexual power, as well as, independence. This symbol is often linked with women that have brave and untamable personas.  Beautifully handmade in 14k rose gold- the body is adorned with glossy black enamel, diamonds, and sapphires and features delicate appliqué work. This femme fatale is the kind of arachnid you wouldn't mind gracing your sweater. Handmade in Russia C. 1980's. 

ID#: BRO148

Sapphires

Center Sapphire on Back: One (1) bezel set, round faceted sapphire measuring approximately 5 mm in diameter with an estimated weight of 0.65ct.

Secondary Sapphires: Eleven (11) bezel set, round faceted sapphires measuring approximately from 1.8 to 2.5 mm each in diameter.

Total estimated 1.43 ct sapphire weight.

Diamonds: Sixty-nine (69) pavé set, single cut diamonds measuring approximately from 1.2 to 1.5 mm in diameter each. Estimated VS-SI clarity, G/H color and 0.80ct total diamond weight. 

Material: glossy black enamel 

Metal: 56 Zlotniks rose gold (Russian equivalent of 14k gold)

Dimensions: 2.99 inches (L) x  3.41 inches (W) x 0.89 inch (D) 

Markings: '56' - 56/96 Zlotniks = 585/1000 purity (14k)