Description

    Moonstone, Diamond, White Gold Ring, Fred, French
    The ring features a sugarloaf-cut chalcedony cabochon weighing 14.60 carats, accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.25 carat, set in 18k white gold, marked Fred with French hallmarks. Gross weight 10.60 grams.
    Size: 5 (sizeable)


    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.

    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Chalcedony
    Shape(s): Cabochon
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A whimsical beauty. Marked Fred Au750 49 973643 and with French hallmarks.

    Fred: Fred Samuel founded the Parisian firm, Fred, in 1936. Pearls and large colored gemstone sales were the foundation of the business. Fred catered to A-list celebrities such as Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks. With sons Henri and Jean joining the family business, great expansion on an international scale occurred. By 1977, Fred operated boutiques in Beverly Hills, Houston and New York. Geneva, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Cannes, Monte Carlo, and Seoul shops followed.

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Beverly Hills
    9478 West Olympic Blvd., 1st Floor
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212

    Current Bid:
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