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    Diamond, Black Onyx, Gold Necklace, Susan Berman
    The collar necklace features full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 9.00 carats, enhanced by carved black onyx, set in 18k gold, maker's mark for Susan Berman. Gross weight 260.20 grams.
    Dimensions: 14-1/2 inches x 1-1/8 inches


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): full-cut
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Black Onyx
    Shape(s): Carved
    Count: 26 - 50

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A necklace fit for a modern-day Cleopatra. Marked 18k with a dove hallmark.
    Susan Berman: Susan Berman designed jewelry for Trabert and Hoeffer, Chicago primarily in the 1980s and 1990s. Her work features large chunky geometric bracelets and necklaces often using lapis, ebony, coral, turquoise, gold and diamonds. She carved rings out of ebony, created coin jewelry and multi-strand gemstone torsade necklaces. She often used cabochon cut gemstones in her bold designs. Berman attended the Rhode Island School of Design where she studied painting and sculpture. It was at RISD when she learned welding and silversmithing that her interest in making jewelry began.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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