Lot 5
  • 5

Pair of Gold and Sapphire Earclips and Bracelet

6,000 - 8,000 USD
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  • sapphire, gold
Of zig-zag design, composed of alternating lines of round sapphires and beaded gold work, total gross weight approximately 85 dwts, bracelet length 6¾ inches, bracelet signed Tiffany & Co., earclips numbered 156452.


In good condition, the bracelet with slight discoloration to the gold commensurate with wear. Bracelet signed Tiffany & Co., and inscribed 18K for 18 karat gold. Earclips are not signed, but each are numbered Pat. 156452 and the clip fittings are stamped 14K for 14 karat gold. The earclips were originally links to the bracelet. The sapphires are deep very slightly violetish blue and moderately included with fingerprints visible under 10x magnification. One earclip fitted with a safety chain, the other with hook for safety chain but no chain. Bracelet fitted with a safety closure. Bracelet is ⅞ inch wide. Earclips are ⅞ inch in length and ½ inch wide. Total gross weight approximately 85 dwts.
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