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    Colored Diamond, Diamond, Gold Brooches, Henry Dunay
    The caterpillar brooches feature full-cut yellow and near-colorless diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.50 carat, set in 18k gold, marked Dunay. Gross weight 17.40 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 1/4 inch; 2-1/4 inches x 1/4 inch
    *Note: colored diamonds not tested for origin of color


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: Yellow
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A fanciful pair! Smaller caterpillar marked C9139, larger marked C2152, both marked 750, 18K and completed by pinstem and catch.
    Henry Dunay: Henry Dunay began faceting gold in 1967, little realizing that it would become his signature and most important selling innovation. Today, Dunay is one of the leading jewelers in America, and an international star. He crafts his treasures in yellow gold, always designing with an eye for how a piece will look on a woman. His creations are well-detailed, sculptural forms ala miniature art objects. He shuns mass-market production preferring, instead, to create limited numbers of artistic, beauty-inspired items.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2020
    3rd Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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