Vintage Old Chinese Silver Carved Apple Green Jade Tourmaline Brooch
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A lovely old Chinese unmarked Silver or possibly silver plated, Carved Apple Green Jade and two color tourmaline brooch. This piece is composed of four circles connected by an interwoven circle in the middle. On top of this is a dome composed of four petal like shapes with a bezel set apple green jadeite jade cabochon at its center. On each petal is a cabochon set stone. Two are tourmaline. One is a darker pink stone, the other is a lighter pink stone. There is a carved jadeite jade flower button, and another piece of apple green jadeite jade that is also carved into a shape. This piece measures 2" by 2". This piece is in good condition with functioning pin clasp that gets hung up a little but is working. there is wear and taarnish to the silver finish and there are abrasions to the surface of the finish. The darker tourmaline has surface cracks that are stable. This is a handmade piece and not perfectly symmetrical.