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    Multi-Stone, Diamond, Enamel, Platinum, Gold Brooch, David Webb
    The tiger brooch features full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.40 carat, set in platinum, enhanced by a pear-shaped pink tourmaline measuring 5.00 x 3.70 mm and weighing approximately 0.25 carat, accented by emerald cabochons, decorated by black enamel applied 18k gold, marked Webb for David Webb. Gross weight 49.40 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 1-11/16 inches


    Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Pink Tourmaline, Emerald
    Shape(s): Pear-shaped, Cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold
    Platinum

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: The fiercest tiger! Marked © Webb ® for David Webb, PLAT, 18K. Completed by a double pinstem and catch. The pink tourmaline is chipped and the emeralds are abraded.
    David Webb: Formed in 1946 by partners David Webb and Nina Silberstein, David Webb Inc. created colorful jewelry recognized for its bold, sculptural design. Webb drew inspiration from the work of Cartier, Seaman Schepps, Faberge and Verdura. His passion for color, texture, enamel, gems and unusual materials brought him to the forefront of jewelry design in the 1950s and 1960s. His fondness for nature and ancient cultures influenced his most famous motifs, stylized animals and flowers. David Webb created contemporary wearable gold sculptures until his death in 1975. He left behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of American jewelry design. David Webb Inc. continues to produce jewelry based upon original artwork and sketches, under new ownership.

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