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    Fabergé Diamond, Ruby, Enamel, Gold Necklace
    18k pink gold with purple enamel, rubies and diamonds.
    Chain Length: 17-1/2 inches
    Pendant Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 1/2 inch

    Property Sold to Benefit the Mildred Yount Manion Charitable Trust


    Condition Report*: Designer: Fabergé
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Ruby
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Round-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Gross weight 35.30 grams. An adorable egglet!
    Fabergé: Carl Faberge grew up working for his father’s jewelry business in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1872, Faberge took control of the company. A master goldsmith, Faberge drew inspiration from the fabulous collections housed at the Hermitage museum. He was appointed jeweler to the Imperial Court, where he achieved his greatest fame, fabricating 50 jeweled Imperial Easter eggs between 1885 and 1916. His patrons included worldwide royalty and the social elite of the era. His jewelry designs and sculptures captivated the world. Faberge fled Russia in 1917 following the October Revolution. He died in Switzerland in 1920, leaving behind a legacy for unparalleled technical mastery of metalwork. Faberge’s company continues to create lavishly detailed jewelry and art objects utilizing the techniques and tools reminiscent of the originals from St. Petersburg.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2013
    23rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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