Description

    Cultured Pearl, Diamond, Gold Necklace, Judith Ripka
    The necklace is composed of cultured pearls measuring 7.20 - 7.90 mm, forming two knotted strands, accompanied by two removable clasps featuring full and baguette-cut diamonds, set in 18k gold, marked Ripka. Total diamond weight is approximately 2.35 carats. Gross weight 98.30 grams.
    Necklace Length: 13 inches
    Pearl, Diamond and Gold Clasp: 2-1/2 inches x 5/8 inch
    Diamond and Gold Clasp: 1-1/2 inches x 3/4 inch


    Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Judith Ripka
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut and baguette-cut
    Diamond Count: 26 - 50
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Pearl Type: Akoya
    Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Near Round
    Pearl Color: White
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Good
    Pearl Count: 86
    Pearl Size: 7.20 - 7.90 mm
    Notes: Marked Judith Ripka 18k. The back of the diamond clasp has a small dent, and is scatched. It also has a fold-down bail and additional bail to add a pendant. A beautifully designed necklace. Recommend restringing the pearl clasp.


    Judith Ripka: Judith Ripka was born and raised in New York. In 1977 Judith launched her first 18k gold collection. She introduces two new collections annually. Berge, rope twists and beading are elements that Judith uses to add dimension and interest to both her 18k Gold and Sterling Silver designs--often these features are combined with a matte finish. Judith often hides a heart in her designs.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    19th Tuesday
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