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    Watermelon Tourmaline, Diamond, Gold Pendant-Brooch, Norman leBeau
    The pendant-brooch features a watermelon tourmaline slice, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 0.84 carat, set in 18k gold, completed by a pinstem, catch and two shepherd's hooks, marked leBeau for Norman leBeau, and Eiseman. Gross weight 76.80 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 3/8 inch

    Norman leBeau, artist and scholar, was educated in the United States and abroad. Combined with talent, his interest in art, life and philosophy, led him to become an award winning jeweler and sculptor who ran successful retail ventures in New York, Palm Beach, Chevy Chase and Washington DC. He passed in 2008.

    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Designer: Norman Le Beau
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Watermelon Tourmaline
    Gem Average Clarity: Fair
    Gem Shape: Slice
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Truly a piece of art. Tourmaline is slightly loose in the setting. Diamond weight provided. Most likely the piece was made for the retail jeweler Eiseman.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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