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    Diamond, Cultured Pearl, White Gold Jewelry Suite, Mikimoto
    The Splash suite consists of a brooch and matching earrings featuring cultured pearls ranging in size from 3.00 mm to 8.25 mm, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 5.39 carats, set in 18k white gold, marked Mikimoto. Gross weight 38.60 grams.
    Brooch Dimensions: 1-9/16 inches x 1-11/16 inches
    Earring Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears and are easily converted

    Retail Replacement Value (earrings) - $19,000
    Retail Replacement Value (brooch) - $20,000

    Property of a Lady


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

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: Akoya
    Shape: Round
    Color: White
    Overtone: Rose
    Luster: Fine
    Surface: Smooth
    Count: 40
    Size: 3.00 mm to 8.25 mm


    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Brooch is completed by a pinstem and catch, marked Mikimoto 750 2.95 Ct. The earrings are completed by posts and Omega clip backs, marked Mikimoto 750 1.22 Ct. Accompanied by copies of Certificate for Retail Replacement Valuations dated March 9, 2017 and November 17, 2016.
    Mikimoto: The name Mikimoto is synonymous with the highest quality Japanese cultured pearls available. Its founder, Kokichi Mikimoto, was an early pioneer in the concept of pearl farming. While he was not the first to invent the culturing process, Mikimoto did refine it, patenting his technique. He is recognized as the master of the culturing process. The need for culturing pearls arose out of the demise of the natural pearl market in 1930, when over-fishing and pollution devastated pearl beads. Today, cultured pearls are farmed worldwide with Japan, China, Australia and Thailand the leading producers.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    4th-5th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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