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Stamped 750 with French assay mark for gold 18 carat gold, maker's marks (one partial). Signed V.C.A and Van Cleef & Arpels, and numbered 11718CS and 10718CS. Oval and pear-shaped cabochon corals well matched in colour, in very good condition. Oval and circular-cut amethysts estimated to weigh a total of approximately 3.50-4.50 carats, very good transparency, few typical crystal inclusions, abrasions, well matched in colour. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 8.50-9.50 carats, on average of G-H colour, VVS-VS clarity, as gauged and graded in mounting. Clip fittings, pendants detachable. Signs of minor wear to the metal, consistent with use. In very good condition.
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