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    Ceylon Violet Sapphire, Diamond, Gold Ring, Carvin French
    The ring features an oval-shaped sapphire cabochon measuring 15.02 x 12.36 x 7.07 mm and weighing approximately 12.50 carats, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 1.04 carats. set in 18k gold, maker's mark for Carvin French. An AGL report #CS 71626, dated November 24, 2015 , stating Natural Corundum, Violet Sapphire, Origin Ceylon, No Gemological Evidence of Heat, Clarity Enhancement None, accompanies the sapphire. Gross weight 7.90 grams.
    Size: 6-3/4 (sizeable)


    Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000.

    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
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: AGL
    Certification #: CS 71626
    Carat: 12.50
    Shape: Oval Cabochon
    Origin: Ceylon
    Treatment: None
    Type: Violet Sapphire

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Marked 18k.



    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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