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DescriptionDiamond, Platinum Ring, Cartier
The ring features a radiant-cut diamond measuring 8.79 x 7.54 x 5.37 mm and weighing ____ carats, accented by two radiant-cut diamonds, one measuring 5.75 x 4.86 x 3.45 mm and weighing 0.73 carat and one measuring 5.76 x 5.02 x 3.45 mm and weighing 0.75 carat, set in platinum, marked Cartier 06NNMZ. Gross weight 76.20 grams.
Size: 6 (sizeable)
Three GIA reports, dated _____________________, _____________________, and _________________, accompany the diamonds:
# _____________, stating _ color, ___ clarity, ____ carats
# ____________, stating F color, VS1 clarity, 0.75 carat
# ________________, stating E color, VVS2 clarity, 0.73 carat
Estimate: $35,000 - $55,000.
Overall Condition: Very Good
Condition Notes: A trio of truly fabulous diamonds. Marked PT950 R4120. Side stones have GIA laser inscriptions on the girdle.
Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and set with glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. Parlaying the company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style, he established a fabulous jewelry empire. The grandsons were responsible for operating salons in Paris, London and New York, respectively. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele. Savvy business move in the 1970s developing a boutique product line named "Les Must" appealing to the public at large.
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