Description

    Sapphire, Diamond, Emerald, Platinum, Gold Ring, Cartier, French
    The ring features an oval-shaped sapphire weighing approximately 0.65 carat, enhanced by pear-shaped diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.30 carats, set in platinum, accented by round-shaped emeralds weighing a total of approximately 0.80 carat, further accented by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.60 carat, set in 18k gold. Marked Cartier, Paris, French hallmarks. Total diamond weight is approximately 1.90 carats. Gross weight 7.00 grams.
    Size: 5-1/2 (sizeable)


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Cartier
    Diamond Average Color: D-E-F
    Diamond Average Clarity: VVS
    Diamond Shapes: Pear-cut, Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Sapphire, Emerald
    Gem Average Clarity: Fine
    Gem Shape: Oval-shaped, Round-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Wonderful ring for everyday wear. French hallmarks and the word Paris are present on the shank but nearly unreadable due to over polishing.


    Cartier: In 1847 Louis-Francois Cartier founded his business, creating jewelry made of gold, awash with colorful enamels and set with glittering gemstones. This appealed to the French aristocracy. His son, Alfred joined him, and later grandsons Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, who took over during the Art Deco era. Parlaying the company's distinctive Oriental-influenced style, he established a fabulous jewelry empire. The grandsons were responsible for operating salons in Paris, London and New York, respectively. Joined by designer Jeanne Toussaint in 1933, Cartier created a range of vanity cases, desk sets and accessories. The firm continues to produce exquisite jewelry, watches, and objects d'art for a prestigious clientele. Savvy business move in the 1970s developing a boutique product line named "Les Must" appealing to the public at large.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    5th-6th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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