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    Multi-Stone, Diamond, Platinum Ring, Raymond Yard
    The ring features emerald and square-cut aquamarines weighing a total of approximately 9.00 carats, enhanced by round-cut sapphires weighing a total of approximately 1.80 carats, accented by marquise, baguette and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.70 carat, set in platinum, marked Yard. Gross weight 16.90 grams.
    Size: 6-3/4 (sizeable)


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Marquise, baguette and single-cut
    Count: 26 - 50

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Aquamarine, Sapphire
    Shape(s): Emerald-cut, Square, Round
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Platinum

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: Metal tests as platinum. Scratches on shank commensurate with wear, could be polished. A few sapphires and the square-cut aquamarine are abraded along the girdle edge, one emerald-cut aquamarine has a chip at a facet junction near the table.
    Raymond Yard: Raymond Yard lived the American Dream. In his impoverished youth, he worked for Marcus and Company both behind the scene in production, later at the forefront as a salesman before leaving to open his own business in 1922. His New York boutique sold watches and jewelry made of the finest material. His impeccable eye for quality and detail became Raymond Yard’s trademark. Rarely advertising, Yard's fame and reputation spread by word of mouth, earning him the patronage of America’s finest families: Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, du Pont, Woolworth and Flagler among others. He also attracted celebrities such as Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks. A humble man, his jewels are simply marked YARD. Raymond Yard is viewed ad one of the most prominent Art Deco jewelers in the world. Raymond Yard retired in 1958; his firm continues today.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    25th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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