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    Chrysoprase, Gold Earrings, Carvin French
    The earrings feature oval-shaped chrysoprase cabochons set in 18k gold, with maker's mark for Carvin French. Gross weight 17.90 grams.
    Dimensions: 15/16 inch x 3/4 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears

    Estimate: $1,600 - $2,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Chrysoprase
    Shape(s): Oval-shaped cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good


    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A couple olives for your martini. Marked 18K with maker's mark for Carvin French. Gold is lightly scratched. Completed by clip backs.

    Carvin French: Carvin French was cofounded in New York in 1953 by Frenchmen Andre Chervin and Serge Carponcy. The friends and business partners combined their names, Car for Carponcy and vin for Chervin, adding French in homage to their beloved homeland, to create Carvin French. The classically trained French jewelers were skilled craftsman and master enamellists that constructed each piece by hand using only the finest materials. Their standard of excellence in artistry gained such fame that Carvin French was soon commissioned to produce pieces for premier jewelry houses internationally. Affectionately referred to as the "Jeweller's jeweller”, Carvin French manufactured state-of-the-art jewels sold by Cartier, Verdura, Bulgari, Black Star & Frost, Van Cleef & Arpels, Claflin and Harry Winston to name a few. After Serge Carponcy retired in 1983, Andre Chervin maintained control of the firm, moving it from East Fifty-second Street to the current address at 515 Madison Avenue in 1987 where it remains today.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    Dallas, TX 75207

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