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    Lapis Lazuli, Gold Necklace, Van Cleef & Arpels
    The Alhambra necklace features ten lapis lazuli and 18k gold stations, set in 18k gold, marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, Nº86, JB001225. Gross weight 29.40 grams.
    Length: 16 inches




    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Lapis Lazuli
    Shape(s): Carved
    Count: 1 - 25

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A classic to wear year round! This particular necklace is an anniversary limited edition piece which is very hard to come by. Marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, 750, N°86, JB001225. Accompanied by a signed inner and outer box.
    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a purse-like compartmentalized vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. The firm continues under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

    *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
    October, 2018
    1st Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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