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    Aquamarine, Diamond, Gold Necklace, Cartier
    The necklace features an emerald-cut aquamarine measuring 22.80 x 13.30 x 9.50 mm and weighing approximately 20.00 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.50 carats, set in 18k gold. Marked Cartier. Gross weight 42.80 grams.
    Chain Length: 18 inches
    Pendant Length: 2-1/2 inches


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Cartier
    Diamond Average Color: D-E-F
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Round
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Aquamarine
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Rectangular
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good


    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and set with glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. Parlaying the company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style, he established a fabulous jewelry empire. The grandsons were responsible for operating salons in Paris, London and New York, respectively. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele. Savvy business move in the 1970s developing a boutique product line named "Les Must" appealing to the public at large.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    13th-14th Monday-Tuesday
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