Hooker Emerald Brooch



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Tiffany & Co.


Hooker Emerald Brooch


A beveled square-cut emerald in a platinum setting, surrounded by 109 round and 20 baguette cut diamonds.




emerald and diamond mounted on platinum


75.47 carat (emerald) 13 carats (diamonds)

Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology

Accession number


Object history

Provenance: Emerald
16th century or 17th century: discovered (Colombia)
between 1876(1876) and 1909(1909): obtained by Sultan Abdul Hamid II
1911(1911): auctioned and sold to Tiffany & Co.
Provenance: Brooch
1950(1950): commissioned by Tiffany & Co.
1955(1955): purchased by Janet Annenberg Hooker, from Tiffany & Co.
1977(1977): ceded to the National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., by Janet Annenberg Hooker

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Gift: Mrs. Janet Annenberg Hooker, 1977


This photo: Flickr 300_0016 by dbking
National Museum of Natural History: Geogallery Website Webpage

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