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    Diamond, Coral, Chalcedony, Gold Clip-Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, French
    The Giardinetto brooch features full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.00 carat, enhanced by round and marquise-shaped coral and chrysoprase cabochons, set in 18k gold, marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, having French hallmarks. Gross weight 20.30 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 1-9/16 inches


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    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Coral, Chrysoprase
    Shape(s): Round, Marquise
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The brooch is completed by a double pinstem. The brooch is marked VCA 750 B 1385 I12. All components are marked with French hallmarks.
    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a purse-like compartmentalized vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. The firm continues under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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