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58386

Retro Diamond, Ruby, Platinum, Gold Jewelry Suite, Merrin. ...

2011 December 5 - 6 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction- Dallas #5079

 
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Auction Ended On: Dec 5, 2011
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Location: Heritage Auctions - Design District Annex
1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX

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Retro Diamond, Ruby, Platinum, Gold Jewelry Suite, Merrin
The suite includes a pair of earrings featuring round-cut rubies weighing a total of approximately 6.50 carats, enhanced by full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.50 carats, set in platinum, completed by clip backs; as well as a brooch featuring oval-shaped rubies (one is round-shaped) weighing a total of approximately 25.00 carats, enhanced by full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 7.50 carats, accented by baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 3.50 carats, further highlighted by marquise-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.20 carats, set in platinum, completed by a double pinstem and catch on the reverse. Total diamond weight is approximately 13.70 carats and total ruby weight is approximately 31.50 carats. Gross weight 90.71 grams.
Earring Dimensions: 7/8 inch x 7/8 inch
Brooch Dimensions: 2-3/4 inches x 2-3/4 inches
*Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears

The Gladys Glad Jewelry Collection

Condition Report*:

Designer: Merrin
Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
Diamond Average Clarity: VS
Diamond Count: 100+
Gem Type: Ruby
Gem Average Clarity: Fine
Gem Shape: Oval-shaped, round-cut
Gem Count: 76 - 100
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: Absolutely eye-catchig, Very dramatic. Earrings are accompanied by their original art work. Brooch is worn in the portrait of Gladys Glad done by artist John Decker. Merrin was a New York based design firm.

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