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    Pink Sapphire, Amethyst, Gold Ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, French
    The Hawaii ring features round-cut pink sapphires weighing a total of approximately 1.00 carat, enhanced by oval-shaped amethyst weighing a total of approximately 7.50 carats, set in 18k gold, marked VCA for Van Cleef & Arpels, BL 85371-48, French hallmarks. Gross weight 10.00 grams.
    Size: 4-3/4 (sizeable)


    Condition Report*: Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Amethyst, Pink Sapphire
    Shape(s): Oval, Round
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Fine

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Fabulous and vibrant with a flower that can be rotated! Marked VCA 750 BL 85371-48. French eagle's head hallmark for 18k gold. Sizeable, though it would disrupt the French hallmarks.
    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
    April, 2019
    29th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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