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    Black South Sea Cultured Pearl, Platinum Earrings, Tiffany & Co.

    Each earring features a black South Sea cultured pearl measuring approximately 11.00 - 10.50 mm, set in platinum. (pearls not tested for origin of color) Signed Tiffany & Co. The earrings are accompanied by original signed Tiffany & Co. box. Gross weight 4.60 grams.
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears


    Condition Report*:

    Earrings
    Designer: TIffany & Co.
    Pearl Type: Black South Sea
    Pearl Shape: Round
    Pearl Color: Black
    Overtone: Green
    Luster: High
    Surface: Smooth
    Pearl Count: 2
    Pearl Size: 10.00-10.50mm
    Notes: Set in platinum. Designed for pierced ears. Earrings do not have original backs for the posts.


    Tiffany & Co.: Charles Lewis Tiffany (1812-1902) founded the firm that bears his name in 1837. The boutique style business retailed stationery, silver, jewelry and objects d'art. With the growth of their jewelry interests, Tiffany soared. The company is credited with revolutionizing the jewelry industry by the invention of the open six-prong diamond setting. By 1907, the son of the founder, Louis Comfort Tiffany, rose to international attention for his profusion of the arts: painting, art glass and jewelry. As Tiffany & Company expanded, they offered select designers the ability to sign their pieces designed for the Tiffany & Co. brand; such as in 1955 Donald Claflin and Jean Schlumberger, in 1967 Angela Cummings, later Elsa Peretti in 1974 and most recently Paloma Picasso in 1980.

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    December, 2007
    3rd Monday
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