DescriptionColored Diamond, Diamond, Gold Earrings, Patricia Makena
The earrings feature faceted black diamond beads, enhanced by rose-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 carat, set in 18k gold, attributed to Patricia Makena (black diamonds not tested for origin of color). Gross weight 10.70 grams.
Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 15/16 inch
*Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
Colored Diamond Color: Black
Avg Color: M+
Avg Clarity: I
Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Good
Condition Notes: Marvelous design! Gold tests as 18k. Earrings are not marked, but are attributed to Patricia Makena. Black diamond beads range in size from 2.70 x 2.50 mm to 4.50 x 3.65 mm. A few diamonds have surface reaching inclusions.
Patricia Makena: Patricia Makena began her artistic career as a sculptor and painter, incorporating crushed pearls and diamonds into her seascapes for a transient effect. Her designs contain precious and semi-precious stones set in 18k gold and reflect the vibrant colors and pure beauty of nature. Her collections are inspired by the dramatic scenery of her design studio in Maui, Hawaii.
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