An Italian gold ruby and turquoise set giraffe brooch, c.1950, in the form of a pair of giraffes browsing at trees, the trees and foliage claw set with Swiss cut rubies, possibly synthetic, and oval cabochon turquoise, to pin and roller catch, marked 750, Italian official national marks 1944 to 1968, 40 x 38mm, 8.50g
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Sold for £260
Assay mark is probably for Arezzo, but partially worn and therefore not completely legible.
Rubies are possibly synthetic.
Claw to one of the rubies is bent.
Minor surface marks/scratches to gold.
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