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    Star Sapphire, Diamond, Gold Ring, Nardi
    The ring features an oval-shaped star sapphire measuring 10.75 x 8.46 x 8.41 mm and weighing approximately 7.75 carats, accented by full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.20 carats, set in 18k gold having rhodium finished accents, marked Nardi. Gross weight 17.90 grams.
    Size: 7-1/4 (sizeable)


    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full-cut, Single-cut
    Count: 51 - 75

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

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A magnificent addition to any look. Marked Nardi 750. Minor chips on the top part of the stone and a chip on the side of the stone. Although the ring is sizeable, the shank may be disrupted during the process.



    Nardi: A family of superb craftsmen, the Nardi’s have been designing jewelry for three generations in Venice. They are most recognized for their signature “Moretti” or “Blackamoor” brooches, which were first created in 1920 by Giulio Nardi. The image was inspired by Shakespeare’s character, Othello, a Moor and commander of the Venetian fleet. Each one-of-a-kind piece has a face made of carved ebony. The “Blackamoor” is a symbol of regard, love and purity. The firm continues to be family owned and operated under the leadership of Alberto Nardi, grandson of the founder.

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    11th Friday
    Auction Dates
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    11th Monday
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