A very good vintage 18K yellow gold heart-shaped pendant or large charm, the border set with alternating cushion cut Burmese rubies and old mine cut diamonds. Like most Retro pieces, the large size has great presence. The rubies have fine, bright red color and VS clarity, and display all the characteristics of Burmese rubies. There are no indications of heat or other treatment. The diamonds are of similarly fine quality, graded as I color, SI clarity. The bail is marked “750” for 18K gold. The pendant is ideal for monograming, but there is no evidence of any previous engraving.
Ca. 1940. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 1” x 1-1/8” (excluding bail). Weight: 6.1 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: ruby, .6 ct; diamond, .4 ct.