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    Ceylon Sapphire, Diamond, Platinum Convertible Necklace, circa 1950s
    Stones: Oval and cushion-shaped Ceylon sapphires weighing a total of approximately 35.00 carats; baguette, full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 21.00 carats
    Metal: Platinum
    Theme: Flowers
    Gross Weight: 160.90 grams
    Necklace Dimensions: 16 inches x 1-3/4 inches
    Bracelet Dimensions: 6-3/4 inches x 3/4 inch
    Brooch Dimensions: 3-1/4 inches x 1-1/2 inches

    C. Dunaigre Report # 1810497/1-22, dated November 3, 2018, stating Sapphires, Natural Corundum, Sri Lanka (Ceylon) origin, No Indications of Heating

    Estimate: $60,000 - $70,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Baguette, Full, Single
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: C. Dunaigre
    Certification #: 1810497/1-22
    Carat: 35.00
    Shape: Oval and Cushion-shape/mixed cut
    Origin: Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
    Treatment: No Indications of Heating
    Type: Sapphire (Natural Corundum)


    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A magnificent piece of Mid-Century glamour! The diamond and sapphire-set flowers are "En Tremblant." They 'tremble' and 'quiver' with the wearer. The necklace is marked with serial number 113571 and the metal tests platinum. The two flower bouquets centered on the necklace can be removed and converted into two brooches. Accompanied by a bracelet finding, however convertibility with this component is challenging, also showing a few dents in the structure. Minor repair seen on reverse of the necklace. Sapphires measure 4.45 x 3.26 x 2.43 mm - 10.09 x 9.87 mm, showing minor abrasions on facet junctions.
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