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    Colored Diamond, Diamond, Golden South Sea Cultured Pearl, Gold Necklace, Kurt Wayne
    The necklace is composed of golden South Sea cultured pearls ranging in size from 11.00 - 10.50 mm to 14.50 - 14.00 mm, forming a single graduated knotted strand, completed by an 18k gold clasp featuring full-cut fancy yellow diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.60 carats, enhanced by tapered baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.40 carats, maker's mark for Kurt Wayne (colored diamonds not tested for origin of color). Gross weight 97.40 grams.
    Length: 20 inches


    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: fancy yellow
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): tapered baguette-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: South Sea
    Shape: Near Round
    Color: Gold
    Luster: Good
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 33


    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A gorgeous necklace by a a well-known designer. Marked KW 750 114151.

    Kurt Wayne: Kurt Wayne was born in 1909 in Vienna, Austria. At the age of ten, he was placed in the care of a jeweler, where he learned the crafts of gold and silversmithing, diamond setting and watchmaking. He and his wife immigrated to the United States in 1937, landing in New York City. He opened his business in 1945, where he developed personal relationships with the Zale family and Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus. He passed away in 1990.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
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