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    Diamond, Pink Sapphire, Gold Earrings, Van Cleef & Arpels
    The Two Butterfly earrings feature full and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.99 carat, enhanced by round-cut pink sapphires weighing a total of approximately 0.88 carat, with one set in 18k white gold and the other set in 18k rose gold; both marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, JC016013. Gross weight 8.40 grams.
    Dimensions: 5/8 inch x 5/8 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears and are easily converted




    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: D-E-F
    Avg Clarity: VVS
    Shape(s): Full-cut, Marquise-shaped
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Pink Sapphire
    Shape(s): Round
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Fine

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: I don't know about you, but these earrings give me butterflies. Marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, JC016013, Au 750. The earrings retail for $23,000. Stone weights provided on VCA website. Completed by posts with clipbacks on the reverse.
    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a purse-like compartmentalized vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. The firm continues under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    29th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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