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    Golden South Sea Cultured Pearl, Colored Diamond, Diamond, Gold Ring, Frank Ancona
    The ring centers a golden South Sea cultured pearl measuring 15.80 mm, accented by pear-shaped rose-cut diamonds and cushion-shaped yellow diamonds weighing a total of 5.54 carats, set in 18k gold, attributed to Frank Ancona. Gross weight 18.50 grams.
    Size: 6-1/2 (sizeable)
    *Note: colored diamonds not tested for origin of color


    Estimate: $15,000 - $18,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: Yellow
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Pear-shaped rose-cut, Cushion
    Count: 51 - 75

    Pearls:

    Pearl: 1
    Type: South Sea
    Shape: Near Round
    Color: Gold
    Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Count: 1
    Size: 15.80


    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A golden opportunity to make a major fashion statement! A few diamonds fall into the SI color range. Marked ASBA.



    Frank Ancona: Mr. Ancona has been a mainstay of the San Francisco landscape for the past 40 years. He was the former director of jewelry for Gump’s of San Francisco where he honed his skills as a designer and purveyor of fine jewelry. Colored stones are Frank’s passion and expertise. He selects each stone based on its quality and cutting style to inspire each of his designs. His expert craftsmen hand build each piece, where the front is as beautiful as the back. One can feel the quality and love that he puts into the design and creation of each piece. To own a piece by Ancona is to understand Ancona.

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    May
    11th Friday
    Auction Dates
    June
    11th Monday
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    21 Days
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