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    Rutilated Quartz, Black Onyx, Diamond, Gold Pendant-Necklace, Jean-François Albert
    The slide features a tabular-shaped rutilated quartz atop black onyx, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.30 carat, set in 18k gold, marked JFA for Jean-François Albert, completed by a 14k gold chain. Gross weight 58.20 grams.
    Slide Dimensions: 1-7/16 inches x 1-9/16 inches
    Chain Dimensions: 15-1/2 inches x 1/8 inch


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Rutilated Quartz, Black Onyx
    Shape(s): Tab
    Count: 1 - 25

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A statement piece! Slide marked 18K with maker's mark for Jean François Albert. Chain marked 14k GK Germany. Circa 1990.
    Jean-François Albert: Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, Jean-François began his apprenticeship in the art of jewelry-making at the age of 15. His first professional position came a few years later in Geneva, when he was hired by Piaget. He moved to Montreal, Canada in the late 1960s to introduce his own line of fine jewelry. While working with a fine jewelry store in Newport Beach, California, he met his future wife, Babs. His company, JFA Designs was founded in 1979. Today Jean-François and Babs direct and manage the successful and innovative JFA Designs together.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    29th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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