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    Coral, Black Onyx, Gold Necklace, Cartier, French
    The torsade is composed of black onyx beads, forming seventeen strands, completed by an 18k gold clasp featuring carved coral and black onyx beads, marked Cartier, 06572, French hallmarks. Gross weight 282.70 grams.
    Dimensions: 27 inches x 1 inch

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    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Coral, Black Onyx
    Shape(s): Carved, Bead
    Count: 100+

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A dramatic torsade for day or night. Marked Cartier, Paris 06572, 750, with French hallmark for 18k gold. Black onyx beads range in size from 2.50 mm to 10.90 mm.
    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and 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. The company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style helped create a jewelry empire with worldwide locations. 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 under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

    *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
    October, 2018
    1st Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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