DescriptionJadeite Jade, Gold Brooch-Clasp-Pendant, Paula Crevoshay
The brooch-clasp-pendant features a carved jadeite jade frog, set in 18k gold, completed by a bail, clasp mechanism, pinstem and catch on the reverse, marked Crevoshay (jade not tested for origin of color). Gross weight 29.15 grams.
Dimensions: 1-5/8 inches x 1-1/8 inches
Property from a Private Collection
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Designer: Paula Crevoshay
Gem Type: Jadeite Jade
Gem Shape: Carved
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Notes: This versatile piece can be used a number of ways. A double clasp mechanish with three jump rings would allow a triple strand necklace to be attached to the clasp.
Paula Crevoshay: Paula Crevoshay graduated with honors from VCU in Richmond Virginia and won a full scholarship to the University of Wisconsin where she earned her Master of Arts degree in 1977. She launched her first collection of one-of-a-kind art jewels in 1981. Her work has been shown at such museums as the Smithsonian and the Carnegie, among others, and can be found in many important public and private collections.
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