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    Diamond, Gold Earrings, Jose Hess
    The earrings feature full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 7.00 carats, set in 18k gold, marked for Jose Hess. Gross weight 23.30 grams.
    Dimensions: 2 inches x 7/16 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears and are easily converted


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 51 - 75

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The earrings are completed by posts and clip backs. The bottom of the earrings are articulated.
    Jose Hess: Jose Hess was a German-born master goldsmith, designer, and gemologist. He was known for possessing a talent for original and contemporary jewelry. Hess focused on creating popular branded collections while mentoring emerging jewelry designers at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. He was also a consultant to jewelry firms in the U.S. and abroad, working to revamp their design and manufacturing techniques. He has been honored with many awards, including the prestigious De Beers Diamonds International Award. Hess described his work as follows: “My design concept is the combination of elegance and simplicity with a futuristic approach. The main ingredients are logic, harmony, and sentiment.” Hess passed on February 9, 2021 at the age of 87.

    *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".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    11th Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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