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    Diamond, Platinum Brooch, Cartier
    The brooch centers a European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.60 carat, enhanced by European and full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.85 carats, accented by single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.75 carat, set in platinum, marked Cartier. Total diamond weight is approximately 3.10 carats. Gross weight 7.50 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1/2 inch


    Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000.

    Condition Report*: Designer: Cartier
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: European-cut, Full-cut, Single-cut
    Diamond Count: 76 - 100
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: A stunning diamond brooch! Marked CARTIER N.Y., 131 46. Tests as platinum. Completed by a pinstem and catch. Some diamonds fall into the VS clarity range. Three diamonds are chipped. Includes the original Cartier fitted box.
    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
    April, 2016
    19th Tuesday
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