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    Diamond, Multi-Stone, Gold Earrings, Julius Cohen
    The lot includes three pairs of earrings; one featuring full-cut near colorless, light brown and yellow diamonds weighing a total of approximately 4.00 carats, set in 18k gold (Dimensions: 3/4 inch x 5/8 inch); one enhanced by full-cut yellowish-brown and yellow diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 0.30 carat, set in 18k gold, inlaid in 11.00 mm round-shaped sard cabochons (Diameter: 1/2 inch); together with free-form cabochon rubies measuring approximately 6.00 x 4.00 mm and weighing a total of approximately 1.25 carats, set in 18k gold (Dimensions 5/16 inch x 7/16 inch); all marked Julius Cohen. Gross weight 19.55 grams.
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears; diamonds not tested for origin of color

    Property from the Joanna M. Champlin Trust


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: Light brown, light yellow, yellow
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 51 - 75

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Ruby, sard
    Shape(s): Free-form cabochon, round-shaped cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Fair

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Diamond clarity falls within the VS to SI range. Both rubies have small chips and one with surface reaching feather. Diamond and agate earrings completed with post and Omega clips. Ruby studs completed with posts and friction backs.
    Julius Cohen: In 1929, while just a teen, Julius Cohen began working for his uncles at Oscar Heyman Brothers. He spent thirteen years as an apprentice learning the old world approach and techniques of jewelry manufacture, before joining illustrious jeweler Harry Winston. He expanded the Winston brand across the US, most predominantly in Texas. Julius Cohen struck out on his own, opening a New York salon in 1955. His business catered to an exclusive clientele, by employing a marketing approach of serving clients at their homes. This exclusivity combined with excellence of craftsmanship and design made Julius Cohen jewelry highly sought after. The designer passed away in 1995. His business continues today under the leadership of his son-in-law, Leslie Steinweiss.

    *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
    November, 2020
    24th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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