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    Art Deco Emerald, Diamond, Pearl, Gold, Platinum Necklace, Cartier
    The necklace features a pear-shaped emerald measuring 15.50 x 10.00 x 4.00 mm and weighing approximately 3.50 carats, enhanced by an octagonal-shaped emerald measuring 8.50 x 8.00 x 3.80 mm and weighing approximately 1.65 carats, accented by mine-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 9.50 carats, further enhanced by baguettte, pear, and square-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 3.00 carats, further accented by pear-shaped emeralds, all set in platinum; stationed by an openwork chain, featuring mine-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 6.00 carats, enhanced by pearls measuring 2.50 - 2.00 mm, accented by rose-cut diamonds, set in 18k gold, having two box clasps, permitting the necklace to be worn at varying lengths. Total emerald weight for the necklace is approximately 6.05 carats. Total diamond weight is approximately 19.00 carats. Marked Cartier Paris, reference number 05762. French hallmarks. Gross weight 68.10 grams.
    Length: 28 inches or 32 inches


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Cartier
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Mine, Single, Pear
    Diamond Count: 100+
    Gem Type: Emerald
    Gem Average Clarity: Fine
    Gem Shape: Pear, Octagonal-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: The octagonal-shaped emerald is chipped.


    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and set with glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. Parlaying the company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style, he established a fabulous jewelry empire. The grandsons were responsible for operating salons in Paris, London and New York, respectively. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele. Savvy business move in the 1970s developing a boutique product line named "Les Must" appealing to the public at large.

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    May, 2009
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