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    Emerald, Gold Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, French
    The ring features a round-shaped emerald cabochon measuring 10.50 x 10.50 x 6.00 mm and weighing approximately 4.85 carats, set in 18k gold, marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, reference # 12.775, French hallmarks. Gross weight 16.10 grams.
    Size: 3-3/4 (sizeable)


    Condition Report*: Designer: Van Cleef & Arpels
    Gem Type: Emerald
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Round-shaped cabochon
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a purse-like compartmentalized vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. The firm continues under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    5th-6th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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