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    Coral, Diamond, Platinum Necklace, Carvin French
    The torsade features coral beads ranging in size from 3.50 - 4.85 mm, forming ten graduated strands, enhanced baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.50 carats, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.45 carats, set in platinum, unmarked but attributed to Carvin French. Gross weight 160.60 grams.
    Dimensions: 19-1/2 inches x 1 inch
    Clasp Dimensions: 1 inch x 13/16 inch


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    Estimate: $9,000 - $11,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut, Baguette-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Coral
    Shape(s): Bead
    Count: 100+

    Metals:
    Platinum

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: For when you're feeling a little fancy. Marked PT 950.
    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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    29th Friday
    Auction Dates
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