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    Diamond, Multi-Stone, Gold Necklace, Julius Cohen
    The necklace is composed of faceted rock crystal quartz beads measuring 9.00 x 5.00 mm, forming three unknotted strands, interspersed with 18k gold coiled rope beads, having an exotic bird element, featuring full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of 0.90 carat, enhanced by carved sapphires weighing a total of approximately 26.00 carats, carved emeralds weighing a total of 11.74 carats, and by a pear-shaped ruby weighing 0.16 carat, set in 18k gold, supporting a light yellow diamond briolette measuring 7.00 x 5.50 mm and weighing 2.22 carats. Marked Julius Cohen on both the bird and clasp. Gross weight 395.17 grams.
    Length: 26 inches

    Property from the Joanna M. Champlin Trust


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: Yellow
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full, Single, Briolette
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby, Quartz
    Shape(s): Carved, Pear, Bead
    Count: 100+
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The bird element was originally a brooch made by Julius Cohen. It was adapted by Julius Cohen upon the consignor's request. Weights supplied by Julius Cohen. Both the bird and necklace clasp are marked Julius Cohen. The 18k gold clasp is formed by two lover's face profiles.
    Julius Cohen: In 1929, while just a teen, Julius Cohen began working for his uncles at Oscar Heyman Brothers. He spent thirteen years as an apprentice learning the old world approach and techniques of jewelry manufacture, before joining illustrious jeweler Harry Winston. He expanded the Winston brand across the US, most predominantly in Texas. Julius Cohen struck out on his own, opening a New York salon in 1955. His business catered to an exclusive clientele, by employing a marketing approach of serving clients at their homes. This exclusivity combined with excellence of craftsmanship and design made Julius Cohen jewelry highly sought after. The designer passed away in 1995. His business continues today under the leadership of his son-in-law, Leslie Steinweiss.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2020
    7th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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