Description

    Boulder Opal, Tourmaline, Cultured Pearl, Gold Earrings, Paula Crevoshay
    The earrings feature pear-shaped boulder opals measuring 30.00 x 11.00 x 3.14 mm and 30.00 x 11.00 x 2.75 mm and weighing a total of approximately 11.05 carats, enhanced by oval-shaped tourmaline weighing a total of approximately 2.30 carats, accented by cultured half pearls, set in 18k gold, maker's mark for Paula Crevoshay. Gross weight 16.20 grams.
    Dimensions: 2 inches x 1/2 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Paula Crevoshay
    Gem Type: Boulder Opal and Tourmaline
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Pear-shaped cabochon and Oval-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Half Pearl
    Pearl Color: White
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Fine
    Pearl Count: 4
    Pearl Size: 4.40 - 4.60 mm
    Notes: An artisticly designed pair of earrings. Marked 18KT, maker's mark for Paula Crevoshay, ©. Completed by posts and friction backs on the reverse. Half pearls measure 4.40 - 4.60 mm. Tourmaline measuring 8.60 x 5.07 x 3.84 mm and 8.63 x 5.88 x 3.93 mm.


    Paula Crevoshay: Paula Crevoshay graduated with honors from VCU in Richmond Virginia and won a full scholarship to the University of Wisconsin where she earned her Master of Arts degree in 1977. She launched her first collection of one-of-a-kind art jewels in 1981. Her work has been shown at such museums as the Smithsonian and the Carnegie, among others, and can be found in many important public and private collections.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    28th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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