DescriptionSmoky Quartz, Gold Earrings, Ippolita
The earrings feature pear, round and octagonal-shaped checkerboard-faceted smoky quartz, set in 18k gold, marked Ippolita. Gross weight 18.00 grams.
Dimensions: 3 inches x 13/16 inch
*Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears
Gem Type: Smoky Quartz
Gem Average Clarity: Fine
Gem Shape: Pear-shaped Checkerboard-faceted, Octagonal-shaped Checkerboard-faceted, Round-shaped Checkerboard-faceted
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: Different shapes of smoky quartz create interesting and unique earrings! Marked IPPOLITA 18K. Completed by French hooks. Pear-shaped checkerboard faceted smoky quartz measuring 26.00 x 21.00 x 6.30 mm and 26.00 x 21.00 x 5.90 mm, octagonal-shaped checkerboard-faceted smoky quartz measuring 16.50 x 15.80 x 6.50 and 16.50 x 15.80 x 6.00 mm, and round-shaped checkerboard-faceted smoky quartz measuring 9.80 x 9.80 x 5.00 mm and 9.80 x 9.80 x 4.90 mm.
Ippolita: She was born in Florence on December 10, 1963. At an early age she was inspired by the sculptures of Henry Moore. She attended the Istituto d'Arte in 1982. She immigrated to Los Angeles in 1983, and after completing her BA in English Literature at Occidental College, moved to New York. She began designing jewelry in 1993 and launched her first 18k gold jewelry collection at Bergdorf Goodman in 2000. In 2008 she launched her silver line, and rosé, a proprietary gold and silver alloy makes its debut.
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