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    Paraiba Tourmaline, Tourmaline, White Gold Earrings
    The earrings feature two pear-shaped tourmalines, one measuring 13.20 x 9.15 x 6.20 mm and weighing 4.38 carats, and one measuring 13.13 x 8.64 x 6.11 mm and weighing 4.37 carats, enhanced by round-cut tourmaline weighing a total of approximately 1.40 carats, set in 18k white gold. An AGL report # 1093066, dated June 19, 2018, stating Natural Tourmaline, Paraiba, Origin Brazil, Natural Color, Clarity Enhancement None, accompanies the pear-shaped tourmalines. Gross weight 9.80 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-3/16 inches x 5/16 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears and are easily converted

    Property of an Oklahoma Collector


    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Tourmaline
    Shape(s): Round
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Fine

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: AGL
    Certification #: 1093066
    Shape: Pear
    Origin: Brazil
    Treatment: None
    Type: Paraiba Tourmaline

    Gem: 2
    Lab: EGL
    Certification #: NA SI10271186C
    Carat: 4.36
    Shape: Pear
    Origin: Paraiba, Brazil
    Type: Natural Green Tourmaline

    Gem: 3
    Lab: EGL
    Certification #: NA SI10271185C
    Carat: 4.38
    Shape: Pear
    Origin: Paraiba, Brazil
    Type: Natural Green Tourmaline

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A pair of natural beauties. Metal tests as 18k gold. Earrings are completed by posts and clip backs on the reverse. A few of the tourmaline are nicked and abraded, with one round and one pear having a small chip at the facet junction. The tourmalines are also accompanied by EGL reports dated October 28, 1999 stating "Charact. consistent w/ those of Paraiba, Brazil."
    *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".

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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