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    Retro Diamond, Multi-Stone, Platinum, Gold Earrings
    The earrings feature a round brilliant-cut diamond measuring 6.56 - 6.62 x 3.83 mm and weighing 1.02 carats and a European-cut diamond measuring 6.59 - 6.80 x 3.73 mm and weighing 1.08 carats, enhanced round brilliant-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.85 carat, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 carat, complemented by pear and round-cut aquamarine weighing a total of approximately 2.15 carats, set in platinum, round-cut synthetic spinels set in 14k gold. GIA report # 6193980292, stating E color, SI1 clarity, accompanies the 1.02 carat diamond, and GIA report # 2191981230, stating K color, VS2 clarity accompanies the 1.08 carat diamond, dated January 15, 2019. Gross weight 12.70 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-5/16 inches x 5/8 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears

    Originally the property of Thelma Thomas (b. 1901 d. 1991). Thelma learned to fly in the late 1920s and became an early member of "The Ninty-Nines" Aviation Society. Founded by Amelia Earhart, it was an organization of women aviators who liked to "Fly for the fun of it". She was an entrepreneur, a seasoned globetrotter and concert violinist who performed in the early 1920s.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Round Brilliant, Full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Certified Diamonds:
    Stone: 1
    Lab: GIA
    Certification #: 6193980292
    Carat: 1.02
    Color: E
    Clarity: SI1
    Shape: Round Brilliant

    Stone: 2
    Lab: GIA
    Certification #: 2191981230
    Carat: 1.08
    Color: K
    Clarity: VS2
    Shape: Round Brilliant

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Aquamarine, Synthetic Spinel
    Shape(s): Pear, Round
    Count: 1 - 25


    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: The definition of chic. The smaller round brilliant-cut diamonds measure 5.49 - 3.43 mm and 4.33 x 2.54. Earrings are completed by posts and mismatched 14k gold friction backs, with the posts being bent. The colored stones have nicks, chips, and/or abrasions. The 1.08 carat diamond notes that additional clouds are not shown on the photo. Clarity characteristics: cloud, indented natural, crystal, cavity, chip, feather, needle, natural, extra facet. The 1.02 carat diamond notes that the clouds, pinpoints and surface graining are not shown on the photo. Clarity characteristics: crystal, feather, cavity, needle, natural.
    *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
    April, 2019
    29th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 275

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