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DescriptionMabe Pearl, Mother-of-Pearl, Gold Jewelry Suite, Marina B.
The Médiéval suite includes a collar featuring mabe pearls measuring 13.00 - 13.50 mm, complemented by grey and white mother-of-pearl; together with a matching bracelet featuring grey and white mother-of-pearl; both set in 18k gold, and marked Marina B, with the necklace having French hallmarks. Gross weight 224.20 grams.
Collar Dimensions: 12 inches x 9/16 inch
Bracelet Dimensions: 6-1/4 inches x 5/8 inch
As referenced in "Marina B: The Art of Jewellery Design", by Viviane Jutheau de Witt, page 166.
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.
Shape(s): cabochon, inlay
Count: 26 - 50
Avg Quality: Fine
Shape: Half Pearl
Surface: Slightly Blemished
Size: 13.00 - 13.50 mm
Overall Condition: Very Good
Condition Notes: Absolutely exquisite! Wear these statement pieces together to turn heads, or wear them individually to add a little oomph to your ensemble. Bracelet is marked MB MARINA B C1565, 750 with Italian assay marks. Collar is marked MARINA B, 750, FRANCE, A79, with French hallmarks for 18k gold. Both pieces are flexible and are slightly more forgiving than their exact measurements. Circa 1981.
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