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DescriptionChrysoprase, Gold Ring, Kurt Wayne
The frog ring features round-cut chrysoprase cabochons, set in 18k gold, marked KW for Kurt Wayne. Gross weight 19.40 grams.
Size: 8-1/2 (sizeable)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
Count: 1 - 25
Avg Quality: Fair
Overall Condition: Very Good
Condition Notes: This frog will leap right to your heart. Marked KW 1969 18K. The chrysoprase cabochons are abraded. Although the ring is sizeable, it may disrupt the design on the shank.
Kurt Wayne: Kurt Wayne was born in 1909 in Vienna, Austria. At the age of ten, he was placed in the care of a jeweler, where he learned the crafts of gold and silversmithing, diamond setting and watchmaking. He and his wife immigrated to the United States in 1937, landing in New York City. He opened his business in 1945, where he developed personal relationships with the Zale family and Stanley Marcus of Neiman Marcus. He passed away in 1990.
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