Description

    Diamond, Multi-Stone, Gold Earrings, Cartier, London
    The earrings feature full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.10 carats, enhanced by rectangle-cut sapphires weighing a total of approximately 1.80 carats, accented by rectangle-cut rubies weighing a total of approximately 1.40 carats, complemented by rectangle-cut emeralds weighing a total of approximately 0.70 carat, set in 18k gold, marked Cartier London, English hallmarks. Gross weight 12.70 grams.
    Dimensions: 13/16 inch x 1/2 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears


    Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 51 - 75

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
    Shape(s): Rectangle-cut
    Count: 26 - 50
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Marked 750. Completed by omega clip backs.

    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and set with glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. Parlaying the company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style, he established a fabulous jewelry empire. The grandsons were responsible for operating salons in Paris, London and New York, respectively. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele. Savvy business move in the 1970s developing a boutique product line named "Les Must" appealing to the public at large.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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