Lot 391
  • 391

18 Karat Gold, Turquoise and Diamond Clip-Necklace Combination and Earclips, Cartier, Paris

25,000 - 35,000 USD
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  • gold, turquoise, diamond
The necklace set at the front with three stylized bows, with earclips of similar design, set with round and baguette diamonds weighing a total of approximately 10.35 carats, accented by variously-sized turquoise cabochons, necklace length 15 inches, signed Cartier, Paris, numbered 03744; the three bows detach and may be worn as clips, the earclips signed Cartier Paris, numbered 02501, all pieces with French assay and maker's marks; circa 1955. With signed and fitted box.


In very good condition with light wear commensurate with age. The medium very slightly greenish blue turquoises are well-matched for color with a small number of cabochons with greenish discoloration. Diamonds approximately F-G color, VVS-VS clarity. Necklace fitted with a safety closure.
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Catalogue Note

For a necklace of similar design see Amazing Cartier: Jewelry Design Since 1937, by Nadine Coleno, page 192.