Description

    Victorian Turquoise, Half-Pearl, Gold Bangle, Carlo Giuliano
    The hinged bangle features sugarloaf-cut turquoise measuring 1.90 x 1.90 mm to 2.60 x 2.60 mm, enhanced by turquoise cabochons measuring 2.00 - 2.15 mm, complemented by half-pearls measuring 3.65 - 4.05 mm, set in 18k gold, marked C.G. for Carlo Giuliano. Gross weight 38.80 grams.
    Dimensions: 6-1/2 inches x 1 inch


    Condition Report*:

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Turquoise
    Shape(s): Sugarloaf-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Pearls:
    Count: 6
    Size: 3.65 - 4.05 mm

    Pearl: 1
    Type: Natural
    Shape: Half Pearl
    Color: White
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished


    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: This remarkable Renaissance Revival Giuliano bangle has marks "6P4" which are known to exist on only one other Giuliano piece. A wonderful collector's item in good condition for its age. Formerly owned by Vera Caldwell, given as a gift by her father, notable Scottish scientist William Caldwell to his wife, heiress Margaret Watt. Caldwell went to Australia on behalf of the Royal Society to investigate whether the platypus laid eggs. Gold tests as 18k. Two jump rings near the clasp may have once held a safety chain. Small areas of tarnish commensurate with age.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    3rd Monday
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