Antique Amethyst Fruit Basket Platinum Necklace with Diamonds and Sapphires and Rubies
Carved natural amethyst (probably Siberian because of the presences of reddish undertones), creates a platinum, diamond, sapphire and ruby basket of flowers. Capable of being worn as a pendant or brooch, this charming piece, with a flip up/flip down has 43 small both European cut and rose cut diamonds weighing an estimated .50 cts in total, 3 small bright sapphires cut en cabochon and 3 vivid red rubies also cut en cabochon. This piece including the 16 inch platinum chain weighs 9.78 grams. The charming and colorful basket measures slightly more than 1 1/8th inches by 1 inch. This platinum Art Deco piece is in fine condition, probably American, circa 1925.