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    Colored Diamond, Black Onyx, Gold Ring, Cartier
    The eternity band from the Nigeria Collection features full-cut yellow diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.80 carats, enhanced by black onyx, set in 18k gold, marked Cartier, 607 826, French hallmarks (diamonds not tested for origin of color). Gross weight 11.22 grams.
    Size: 6 (not sizeable)


    Condition Report*: Designer: Cartier
    Diamond Color: Yellow
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 100+
    Gem Type: Onyx
    Gem Shape: Carved
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Varying shades of yellow play well with the black onyx. Several pieces of black onyx are chipped, one piece is broken and half is missing. The ring was purchased at the Beverly Hills Cartier Boutique in 1993, retail price $15,900.
    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and 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. The company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style helped create a jewelry empire with worldwide locations. 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 under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

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    April, 2014
    29th Tuesday
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