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    Quartz, Diamond, Cultured Pearl, Gold Jewelry Suite, Patricia Makena
    The suite includes a necklace composed of faceted prasiolite beads ranging in size from 6.00 mm to 31.00 x 13.77 mm, interspersed with white and yellow gold rondelles, marked PM for Patricia Makena; together with a pair of earrings featuring pear-shaped prasiolite measuring 17.20 x 11.31 x 7.45 mm and 17.50 x 11.52 x 7.36 mm weighing a total of approximately 13.95 carats, accented by black diamond beads and cultured seed pearls, set in 22k gold (colored diamonds not tested for origin of color). Gross weight 77.80 grams.
    Necklace Length: 18 inches
    Earring Dimensions: 2-7/8 inches x 1/2 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for pierced ears

    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Patricia Makena
    Diamond Color: Black
    Diamond Shapes: Facted bead
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Prasiolite
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Faceted Bead, Pear-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Pearl Type: Seed
    Pearl Surface: Slightly Blemished
    Pearl Shape: Near Round
    Pearl Color: White
    Pearl Overtone: Rose
    Pearl Luster: Fair
    Pearl Count: 6
    Pearl Size: 2.30 - 3.25 mm
    Notes: Earrings test as 22k gold, completed by 14k gold posts and friction backs marked 14K and hallmarked for Stuller. Necklace completed by an 18k white gold clasp with a maker's mark tag for Patricia Makena.

    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
    April, 2016
    19th Tuesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
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