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    Ruby, Diamond, Gold Earrings, David Webb
    The earrings feature oval-shaped ruby cabochons measuring 16.00 x 14.00 x 8.00 mm and weighing a total of approximately 38.00 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 2.00 carats, set in platinum and 18k gold, marked Webb. Gross weight 31.80 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-1/16 inches x 15/16 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears

    Property of a Prominent Northwest Collector


    Condition Report*: Designer: David Webb
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 51 - 75
    Gem Type: Ruby
    Gem Average Clarity: Fair
    Gem Shape: Oval-shaped Cabochon
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Earrings are accompanied by signed David Webb inner and outer boxes, as well as a copy of the David Webb certificate of authenticity, dated February 7, 2014, stating they are Style Number: 22305E. Marked: ©WEBB ® 585, though the 18k mark has been scratched off both backs and is only slightly visible. Gold tests as 18k. Completed by clip backs. One of the rubies is slightly loose in the setting.
    David Webb: Formed in 1946 by partners David Webb and Nina Silberstein, David Webb Inc. created colorful jewelry recognized for its bold, sculptural design. Webb drew inspiration from the work of Cartier, Seaman Schepps, Faberge and Verdura. His passion for color, texture, enamel, gems and unusual materials brought him to the forefront of jewelry design in the 1950s and 1960s. His fondness for nature and ancient cultures influenced his most famous motifs, stylized animals and flowers. David Webb created contemporary wearable gold sculptures until his death in 1975. He left behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of American jewelry design. David Webb Inc. continues to produce jewelry based upon original artwork and sketches, under new ownership.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    4th Monday
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