DescriptionCitrine, Cultured Pearl, Gold Jewelry, Patricia Makena
The suite includes a necklace composed of citrine briolettes ranging in size from 15.25 x 14.35 mm to 16.60 x 16.30 mm, enhanced by cultured pearls, interspersed with 14k gold rondelles, forming a single knotted strand; together with a pair of earrings featuring citrine briolettes measuring 17.75 x 10.35 mm and 18.75 x 10.90 mm, accented by cultured pearls; all set in 14k gold. Gross weight 72.40 grams.
Necklace Length: 16 inches
Earring Dimensions: 2-5/8 inches x 7/16 inch
*Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears
Designer: Patricia Makena
Gem Type: Citrine
Gem Average Clarity: Good
Gem Shape: Briolette
Gem Count: 1 - 25
Overall Condition: Very Good
Pearl Type: Freshwater
Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
Pearl Shape: Near Round
Pearl Color: Cream
Pearl Overtone: Rose
Pearl Luster: Fine
Pearl Count: 40
Pearl Size: 6.45 mm to 6.70 mm, 7.98 x 6.85 mm and 7.65 x 6.55 mm
Notes: Fantastic citrine and cultured pearl jewelry suite! Pieces not marked, but are attributed to Patricia Makena. Gold tests as 14k. Earrings completed by French hooks. Cultured pearls in necklace measure 6.45 mm to 6.70 mm. Cultured pealrs in earrings measure 7.98 x 6.85 mm and 7.65 x 6.55 mm. A few citrine are nicked.
Patricia Makena: Patricia Makena began her artistic career as a sculptor and painter, incorporating crushed pearls and diamonds into her seascapes for a transient effect. Her designs contain precious and semi-precious stones set in 18k gold and reflect the vibrant colors and pure beauty of nature. Her collections are inspired by the dramatic scenery of her design studio in Maui, Hawaii.
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