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    Burma Red-Orange Spinel, Gold Ring, Carvin French
    The ring features an oval-shaped red-orange spinel measuring 8.59 x 8.01 x 4.30 mm and weighing 2.38 carats, set in 18k gold, maker's mark for Carvin French. An AGL report # CS 68351, stating Natural Spinel, Origin Burma (Myanmar), No Enhancement, Red-Orange color, accompanies the spinel. Gross weight 12.20 grams.
    Size: 7-1/2 (sizeable)


    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: AGL
    Certification #: CS 68351
    Carat: 2.38
    Shape: Oval
    Origin: Burma (Myanmar)
    Treatment: None
    Type: Natural Spinel

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Maker's mark for Carvin French, 750. The spinel has some chips and/or nicks around the stone.
    Carvin French: Carvin French was cofounded in New York in 1953 by Frenchmen Andre Chervin and Serge Carponcy. The friends and business partners combined their names, Car for Carponcy and vin for Chervin, adding French in homage to their beloved homeland, to create Carvin French. The classically trained French jewelers were skilled craftsman and master enamellists that constructed each piece by hand using only the finest materials. Their standard of excellence in artistry gained such fame that Carvin French was soon commissioned to produce pieces for premier jewelry houses internationally. Affectionately referred to as the "Jeweller's jeweller”, Carvin French manufactured state-of-the-art jewels sold by Cartier, Verdura, Bulgari, Black Star & Frost, Van Cleef & Arpels, Claflin and Harry Winston to name a few. After Serge Carponcy retired in 1983, Andre Chervin maintained control of the firm, moving it from East Fifty-second Street to the current address at 515 Madison Avenue in 1987 where it remains today.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    23rd Friday
    Auction Dates
    September
    23rd Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    35 Days
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    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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