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    Sapphire, Gold Necklace, Carvin French
    The necklace features oval-shaped blue sapphires weighing a total of 58.94 carats, set in 18k white gold, enhanced by oval and cushion-shaped yellow sapphires weighing a total of 56.90 carats, set in 18k yellow gold, accented by and oval and cushion-shaped pink and purple sapphires weighing a total of 32.10 carats, set in 18k pink gold, maker's mark for Carvin French. Total sapphire weight is 147.94 carats. One oval-cut purple sapphire is accompanied by an AGL report # CS 72219, dated December 22, 2015, stating Natural Corundum, Origin Ceylon (Sri Lanka), No gemological evidence of heat, Clarity Enhancement None. Gross weight 62.70 grams.
    Length: 16 inches


    Estimate: $140,000 - $160,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire
    Shape(s): Cushion-shaped, Oval-shaped
    Count: 26 - 50
    Avg Quality: Good

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: AGL
    Certification #: CS 72219
    Carat: 3.77
    Shape: Oval
    Origin: Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
    Treatment: None
    Type: Sapphire

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A sensational combination of vibrant colors. This exquisite necklace will truly complement many outfits. Marked 750. Completed by a safety clasp. Exact sapphire weights known. Blue sapphires measure 9.50 x 7.25 x 4.55 mm to 11.85 x 9.95 x 6.15 mm. Yellow sapphires measure 8.70 x 6.55 x 4.70 mm to 12.85 x 9.65 x 7.00 mm. Pink and purple sapphires measuring 9.25 x 7.90 x 3.95 mm to 10.35 x 9.00 x 4.50 mm.

    Carvin French: Carvin French was cofounded in New York in 1953 by Frenchmen Andre Chervin and Serge Carponcy. The friends and business partners combined their names, Car for Carponcy and vin for Chervin, adding French in homage to their beloved homeland, to create Carvin French. The classically trained French jewelers were skilled craftsman and master enamellists that constructed each piece by hand using only the finest materials. Their standard of excellence in artistry gained such fame that Carvin French was soon commissioned to produce pieces for premier jewelry houses internationally. Affectionately referred to as the "Jeweller's jeweller”, Carvin French manufactured state-of-the-art jewels sold by Cartier, Verdura, Bulgari, Black Star & Frost, Van Cleef & Arpels, Claflin and Harry Winston to name a few. After Serge Carponcy retired in 1983, Andre Chervin maintained control of the firm, moving it from East Fifty-second Street to the current address at 515 Madison Avenue in 1987 where it remains today.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    5th Monday
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