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    Carvin French Sapphire, Diamond, Platinum Eternity Ring
    Stones: Sapphire cabochon weighing 5.03 carats; full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.50 carat
    Metal: Platinum
    Marked: Maker's mark for Carvin French
    Gross Weight: 4.42 grams
    Size: 5 (not sizeable)


    Estimate: $9,000 - $11,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire
    Shape(s): Oval Cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Platinum

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Diamonds are set all the way around the shank. The sapphire measures 11.56 x 9.20 x 4.42 mm. Sapphire weight is known.
    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.

    *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".

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    27th Monday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    September
    27th Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    4 Days 23h 28m 36s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 27
    Page Views: 423

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    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 55001-55445) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Monday, September 27, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



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