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    South Sea Cultured Pearl, Diamond, White Gold Earrings, Frank Ancona
    The earrings feature baroque South Sea cultured pearls measuring 21.00 x 16.00 x 16.50 mm and 22.50 x 16.50 x 16.00 mm, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 carat, set in 14k white gold, attributed to Frank Ancona. Gross weight 15.80 grams.
    Dimensions: 7/8 inch x 11/16 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears

    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25


    Pearl: 1
    Type: South Sea
    Shape: Baroque
    Color: Silver
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Blemished
    Count: 2
    Size: 21.00 x 16.00 x 16.50 mm and 22.50 x 16.50 x 16.00 mm


    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A unique twist on the classic pearl and diamond combo. Completed by posts and friction backs on the reverse. Metal tests as 14k. There is damage to the pearls where the diamonds are set into them. Earrings are unsigned but attributed to Frank Ancona.

    Frank Ancona: Mr. Ancona has been a mainstay of the San Francisco landscape for the past 40 years. He was the former director of jewelry for Gump’s of San Francisco where he honed his skills as a designer and purveyor of fine jewelry. Colored stones are Frank’s passion and expertise. He selects each stone based on its quality and cutting style to inspire each of his designs. His expert craftsmen hand build each piece, where the front is as beautiful as the back. One can feel the quality and love that he puts into the design and creation of each piece. To own a piece by Ancona is to understand Ancona.

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    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

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