A vintage 18K yellow gold turtle brooch set with rubies by Cartier. The turtle’s shell is formed as interwoven wide ribbons of textured gold, the intersections prong-set with round brilliant-cut rubies. The eyes are also set with small rubies. Parts of the gold have a Florentine finish while others are smooth, creating very pleasing contrast. The rubies are of very fine quality, with strongly saturated color and eye-clean clarity. The reverse side of the pin is worked in a trellis pattern. The back is marked with “Cartier 18K” and has a serial number. The pin could easily be converted to a pendant by adding a bail under the head, while leaving the pinstemp/clasp in place.
• Origin: France, ca. 1965.
• Condition: excellent, all original.
• Size: 1-7/16” x 1”.
• Weight: 15.2 gr.
• Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: .44 ct.
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