Description

    Black Sapphire, Diamond, Platinum, Gold Earrings, Ruser
    The earrings feature oval and round black star sapphire cabochons, accented by full-cut diamonds, set in platinum and 14k gold, marked Ruser. Gross weight 10.10 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears, and are easily converted


    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Avg Color: J-K-L
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Black Star Sapphire
    Shape(s): oval cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Platinum
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Marked Ruser, 14k-10% IRID PLAT. Completed by clip backs.

    Ruser: William Ruser learned the jewelry business managing Trabert & Hoeffer, Mauboussin boutiques in Atlantic City and Beverly Hills. In 1947 he opened his own shop on Rodeo Drive, where he rapidly earned the distinction of “Jeweler to the Stars”. Celebrities such as Loretta Young, Joan Crawford and Claudette Colbert prominently displayed his creations in film, on the red carpet as well as in print. Ruser was known, first, for his elegant pave-set diamond jewels and, second, for his whimsical sculptural freshwater pearl designs. His menagerie of animals, insects, flowers and children were based upon the fanciful, irregular shaped freshwater pearls, the most popular of which were his Monday’s Child and Poodle lines. His jewels reflected the post war optimism and lightheartedness of the 1950s and 1960s. Ruser retired in 1969, closed his salon and its prime corner location is now the home of Van Cleef & Arpels.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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