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    Shell Cameo, Diamond, Colored Diamond, Ruby, Gold Pendant, Michael von Krenner
    The pendant features a carved shell cameo measuring 37.00 x 29.00 mm, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of 1.15 carats, accented by full-cut brown diamonds weighing a total of 0.79 carat, further enhanced by round-cut rubies weighing a total of 0.24 carat, set in 18k gold, marked Michael von Krenner. Gross weight 23.70 grams.
    Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-3/4 inches
    *Note: colored diamonds not tested for origin of color


    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Colored Diamond Color: Brown
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Full-cut
    Count: 100+

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Ruby, Shell
    Shape(s): Round, Carved
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: The antique cameo shell depicts a picture of Jesus, dated 1890-1920, carved in Torre del Greco Italy. The piece is completed by two hinged bails at 10 & 2 o'clock.
    Michael von Krenner: Michael von Krenner has been a Master Goldsmith and Master Jeweler for over 40 years. He has traveled the world searching for inspiration in unique designs, though has also been influenced by the natural and organic flora of his childhood home in Hawaii. Michael received the majority of his training from German platinum smiths. Most of his work is completed under a microscope, where he’ll spend hours working on a piece smaller than the size of a quarter. His work is highly sought after and collected in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Each piece is handmade, and his style has been described as antique with a contemporary edge.

    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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