Description

    Diamond, Emerald, Enamel, Gold Ring, David Webb
    The ring, designed as a snake, features full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.40 carat, set in 18k white gold, enhanced by emerald cabochons weighing a total of approximately 0.24 carat, accented by brown enamel applied on 18k gold. Marked Webb. Gross weight 18.89 grams.
    *Note: Size 3-1/2 (not sizeable)

    Property from the Jane K. and John R. Black Estate


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: David Webb
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Round
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Emerald
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Round Cabochon
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Enamel is in very good condition.


    David Webb: Formed in 1946 by partners David Webb and Nina Silberstein, David Webb Inc. created colorful jewelry recognized for its bold, sculptural design. Webb drew inspiration from the work of Cartier, Seaman Schepps, Faberge and Verdura. His passion for color, texture, enamel, gems and unusual materials brought him to the forefront of jewelry design in the 1950s and 1960s. His fondness for nature and ancient cultures influenced his most famous motifs, stylized animals and flowers. David Webb created contemporary wearable gold sculptures until his death in 1975. He left behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of American jewelry design. David Webb Inc. continues to produce jewelry based upon original artwork and sketches, under new ownership.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    13th-14th Monday-Tuesday
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