Lot 189: Gold, Cabochon Amethyst, Sapphire Bead, Ruby and Diamond Necklace
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Gold, Cabochon Amethyst, Sapphire Bead, Ruby and Diamond Necklace
Composed of graduated cushion-shaped panels and fluted links, centering one square cushion-shaped cabochon amethyst approximately 19.00 cts., flanked by 4 cushion-shaped cabochon amethysts approximately 18.50 cts., each surrounded by rows of sapphire beads, spaced by scrolled panels set with oval and cushion and square-shaped rubies and 44 old-mine, round and single-cut diamonds approximately 2.35 cts., approximately 85.3 dwts. Length 17 inches.
Cabochon amethysts: deep purple, slightly to moderately included, minor scratches, translucent, good polish.
Sapphire beads: light to medium to deep blue, moderately included, surface-reaching inclusions and cavities, translucent, good polish.
Rubies: very bright medium to deep raspberry red, slightly to moderately included, several chips and abrasions, very lively.
Diamonds: I-J-K-VS-SI, several Imperfect.
Good condition. Normal wear, minor scratches to gold. Well-made.
Width of panels 1 5/16 to 11/16 inches.
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