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    Diamond, Cultured Pearl, Platinum, Gold Earrings, Jacques Timey for Harry Winston
    The earrings feature full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 3.00 carats, enhanced by cultured pearls measuring 8.30 mm and 8.19 mm, set in platinum having 18k gold accents, marked Winston for Harry Winston, maker's mark for Jacques Timey. Gross weight 26.20 grams.
    Dimensions: 7/8 inch x 7/8 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears and are easily converted


    Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000.

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

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: Akoya
    Shape: Near Round
    Color: White
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 2
    Size: 8.19 mm, 8.30 mm


    Metals:
    Platinum
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Forever classics. Marked Winston, maker's mark for Jacques Timey, PT950, 750. Earrings completed by clipbacks on the reverse.
    Harry Winston: An ambitious man, Harry Winston parlayed a $2,000 investment into what is arguably regarded as the best diamond jewelry business of the 20th century. His shop opened on New York City's 5th Avenue in 1932. Harry Winston was renown for his ability to see the potential locked within a diamond. He often purchased jewelry solely for the purpose re-cutting major diamonds. He is famous for cutting many of the world’s most spectacular diamonds, such as the Jonker and the Taylor-Burton. Winston donated three very famous diamonds to the Smithsonian museum: the Oppenheimer, the Hope, and the Portuguese. Often referred to as the "King of the Diamonds", he owned one-third of the world's most famous diamonds at one time. Harry Winston died in 1978. The business continues to operate select cities across the U.S. and abroad.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    23rd Friday
    Auction Dates
    September
    23rd Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    33 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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