Figural flower estate brooch made from 21 keshi pearls and a .10 carat diamond with a textural gold stem. Vintage, circa 1960.

Item # GBC111351

Keshi Pearl & Diamond Flower Brooch

  • Metal- 14 karat yellow gold
    Weight- 17.78 grams
    Hallmarks- 14K
    Maker's Mark- signed Lj with a seven point star
    Size- 2.3 x 1.3 inches
    Gemstones- 21 keshi pearls (between 5x5 - 8x8 mm), keshi pearls are non-nucleated pearls formed as a by-product of pearl cultivation, comprised entirely of nacre, keshi pearls are also known by a Japanese word meaning "poppy flower"
    Diamonds- one 3 mm round diamond, approximately .10 carat
    Details- textured florentine finish stem with a high polish finish on the back, double stem safety pin
    Condition- excellent