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    Ruby, Enamel, Gold Pendant-Brooch, David Webb
    The pendant, designed as a frog, features green enamel applied on 18k yellow gold, highlighted by oval-shaped ruby eyes, stationed by an 18k yellow gold chain. Marked Webb for David Webb. Gross weight 24.10 grams.
    Pendant Dimensions: 1 inch x 3/4 inch
    Chain Length: 18 inches


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: David Webb
    Gem Type: Ruby
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Oval-shaped Cabochon
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Enameling in good condition. Both pieces are marked Webb for David Webb.


    David Webb: Formed in 1946 by partners David Webb and Nina Silberstein, David Webb Inc. created colorful jewelry recognized for its bold, sculptural design. Webb drew inspiration from the work of Cartier, Seaman Schepps, Faberge and Verdura. His passion for color, texture, enamel, gems and unusual materials brought him to the forefront of jewelry design in the 1950s and 1960s. His fondness for nature and ancient cultures influenced his most famous motifs, stylized animals and flowers. David Webb created contemporary wearable gold sculptures until his death in 1975. He left behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of American jewelry design. David Webb Inc. continues to produce jewelry based upon original artwork and sketches, under new ownership.

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