Lot 8
  • 8

Pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings

Estimate
2,600 - 4,200 GBP
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Description

  • Pearl/gold
Each set with a button-shaped natural pearl within a frame millegrain-set with single-cut diamonds, suspended from similarly set circular-cut diamonds, post fittings. 

Condition

Accompanied by a report from Laboratoire fran├žais de Gemmologie no. 323103, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater.Pearls cream and grey body colours respectively, with white, pale green and rose overtones, measuring approximately 8.5mm (grey) and 8.4mm (cream) diameter respectively, bouton in shape. Light pitting, unevenness and light scratches to nacre surfaces, cream pearl with crazing and stippled wear to nacre, and filled drill hole. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated clarity SI-I on average. Estimated total diamond weight approximately 0.60 - 0.80 carats. Post fittings secure, with Mecan backs. Light scratches to nacre and metal surfaces consistent with wear. In good condition. Overall length approximately 28mm each.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by a gemmological report.