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    Diamond, Enamel, Gold Necklace, David Webb
    The necklace features round links enhanced by single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.65 carats, set in platinum, alternating with oval links enhanced by white enamel applied on 18k yellow gold; together with a detachable accent, added to extend the total length of the necklace to 32-3/4 inches. Total diamond weight for the necklace is approximately 1.95 carats. Marked David Webb. Gross weight 142.40 grams.
    Necklace Length: 24 inches
    Extender Length: 8-3/4 inches


    Condition Report*: Designer: David Webb
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Single-cut
    Diamond Count: 76 - 100
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Enameling is in very good condition.
    David Webb: Formed in 1946 by partners David Webb and Nina Silberstein, David Webb Inc. created colorful jewelry recognized for its bold, sculptural design. Webb drew inspiration from the work of Cartier, Seaman Schepps, Faberge and Verdura. His passion for color, texture, enamel, gems and unusual materials brought him to the forefront of jewelry design in the 1950s and 1960s. His fondness for nature and ancient cultures influenced his most famous motifs, stylized animals and flowers. David Webb created contemporary wearable gold sculptures until his death in 1975. He left behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of American jewelry design. David Webb Inc. continues to produce jewelry based upon original artwork and sketches, under new ownership.

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    May, 2009
    11th-13th Monday-Wednesday
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