Antique Platinum, Diamond and Sapphire Hair Barrettes
Antique platinum, diamond and sapphire hair barrettes, made circa 1918. These early late Edwardian matched pair of finely made hair barrettes clip into the hair creating a distinctive statement. There are an estimated 3.08 cts of European cut diamonds, all near colorless, I, and slightly to very slightly included. There are 36 bright blue natural sapphires weighing an estimated .72 cts. These stones match well in their vivid blue color. The barrettes have a slight curve, and are platinum with 18K backs that clip, with a snapping closure mechanism, easily into the hair. Overall these barrettes are in excellent condition. They measure 1.1/8th inches across. All of the stones are original, of the period.
Hair barrettes that are this fresh to the market and possess such high quality are of the utmost rarity.
All items sold are accompanied by a detailed appraisal by our gemologist, as well as all original Laboratory Certificates, if specified in listing. As always, we guarantee all of pieces, forever. Each piece of jewelry arrives in a finely gift-wrapped presentation box.