A Ruby and Diamond Brooch by Boucheron

Paris, c.1945


centred with a vertical row of baguette cut diamonds flanked either side with calibre cut rubies in channels of white gold, with a fan of interwoven white gold loops with brilliant cut diamonds throughout and two curls of brilliant cut diamonds mounted on white gold stalks, a pivoted two prong pin fittings to the reverse.

Signed: ‘Boucheron, Paris’
Numbered: 12.639
French eagle’s head mark for 18ct white gold

Height: 5.8cm

A design dated 1947 for a matching necklace is illustrated on page 282 of ‘Boucheron: The Secret Archives’ (Meylan, 2009).