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    Ancient Coin, Fluorite, Gold, White Metal Necklace, Michele Delville
    The necklace features a Tarentum Didrachm coin, set in 22k gold, enhanced tumbled fluorite beads ranging in size from 17.20 x 12.64 mm to 27.00 x 16.96 mm, threading onto white metal wire, completed by a 22k gold clasp, marked Michele Delville. Gross weight 348.90 grams.
    Pendant Dimensions: 2-3/16 inches x 1-5/16 inches
    Necklace Length: 16 inches

    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Fluorite
    Shape(s): Tumbled
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    White Metal

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Marked Michele Delville, 22k. Quite a bold look! Some stones have chips, nicks, and/or abrasions.
    Michele Delville: Originally from France, Michele Delville moved to the United States in 1979 to study classical jewelry and pursue her career as a designer. While studying ancient techniques of lapidary and metalwork in New York, Michele found inspiration in the ancient civilizations of the Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks. Her handmade designs emphasize the natural, imperfect beauty of the stones while providing a modern edginess and refinement, resulting in what she refers to as “wearable art.” In 2001, Michelle received an award from the Women’s Jewelry Association, and her work has been showcased in galleries and museums across the nation.

    *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
    April, 2019
    29th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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