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    Garnet, Gold Jewelry Suite, Patricia Makena
    The suite includes: one necklace composed of tumbled black garnet beads ranging in size from 11.30 x 10.25 x 7.30 mm to 15.90 x 11.55 x 7.35 mm, forming a single knotted strand, completed by an 18k gold pendant and clasp; together with a pair of earrings featuring teardrop-shaped black garnets ranging in size from 13.50 x 8.30 mm to 13.90 x 10.35 mm, set in 18k gold, attributed to Patricia Makena. Gross weight 93.70 grams.
    Necklace length: 19 inches
    Earring Dimensions: 3-1/4 inches x 15/16 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears

    Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500.

    Condition Report*:
    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Black Garnet
    Shape(s): Tumbled Bead
    Count: 26 - 50
    Avg Quality: Good


    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: A beautiful and interesting suite! Gold tests as 18k. Necklace is completed by a toggle clasp, earrings are completed by French hooks. Pieces are not marked, but are attributed to Patricia Makena. Some of the garnets have surface reaching inclusions.
    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.

    *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".

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    26th Monday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
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