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    Emerald, Colored Diamond, Diamond, Gold Pendant-Necklace, Peter Lindeman
    The Merry Miners pendant features a rough emerald measuring 12.00 x 13.30 mm and weighing 7.12 carats, enhanced by rough colored diamonds weighing a total of 12.00 carats, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 1.00 carat, set in 18k gold, marked Peter Lindeman. Gross weight 25.90 grams.
    Pendant Dimensions: 1-3/4 inches x 1-1/2 inches
    Chain Length: 18 inches
    *Note: colored diamonds not tested for origin of color

    Property from the Private Collection of Peter Lindeman


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: Brown
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Rough, Full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Emerald
    Shape(s): Rough
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: The stone weights are known. The back of the pendant is marked Peter Linderman.
    Peter Lindeman: Award-winning designer Peter Lindeman's workshop has supplied pieces to retailers such as Tiffany & Co., Shreve, Crump & Lowe, as well as Bailey Banks & Biddle. Born in Berlin, Peter Lindeman grew up in Montevideo, Uruguay, apprenticing with a fine European firm. In 1947, at the age of 17, he immigrated to New York where he worked for several high-end jewelers. In 1955, he started designing his own jewelry and created his signature hallmark – a teardrop with an “L” – placed on the back of every piece. He was the first to travel with his collections on hand, thus initiating the “trunk show”. His popular designs are inspired by nature and often depict flowers and animals, and have also included rough-cut diamonds in combination with polished diamonds and gemstones. His designs have ended up in the collections of Elvis Presley and Chris Evert, as well as the permanent collection of the Boston Museum of Fine Art. The Zodiac Calendar pendant given to Elvis Presley points to Capricorn, the sign representing his January 8th birthday, which is shared with Lindeman.

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    December
    8th Sunday 9:50 am CT
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    December
    8th Sunday
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    Additional Location Info:
    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

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