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    Sapphire, Diamond, Platinum Clip-Brooches, Raymond Yard
    The clip brooches feature cushion-shaped sapphires measuring 7.10 x 6.30 x 3.95 mm and 7.00 x 6.00 x 4.15 mm weighing a total of approximately 3.00 carats, enhanced by full and single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 3.95 carats, accented by baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.20 carats, complemented by calibré-cut sapphires, set in platinum, marked Yard. Gross weight 26.20 grams.
    Dimensions: 1-13/16 inches x 7/8 inch


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): Full, Single, baguette-cut
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire
    Shape(s): Cushion, Calibré
    Count: 51 - 75
    Avg Quality: Fine

    Metals:
    Platinum
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A beautiful showcase of impeccable quality. The brooches are completed by 18k white gold double pinstems and catches. The sapphires are slightly abraded on the surface.
    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

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    23rd Friday
    Auction Dates
    September
    23rd Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    31 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 9
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