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The work of Cartier, an Seventeenth-Eighteenth Century, Mughal carved emerald is set in a diamond and platinum mount dating to 1935. The clip brooch features a hinged fitting for the platinum double prong at the top and set with round and baguette-cut diamonds, forming a lotus-like flower head.
The antique carved emerald at the front is adorned with a single bloom with radiating petals, the tips of which are flipped to create a three-dimensional effect. At the back, the carving depicts a triple leaf with surrounding foliage.
The emerald is drilled with suspension holes at the top and the bottom in order to accommodate hanging on a necklace.