Property from a Private Collection, Florida
GOLD AND GEM-SET CHARM BRACELET, CARTIER
The gold link bracelet suspending seven detachable charms, four designed as gold watches, the crowns set with sapphires, an 'I Love You' spinner charm set with round diamonds, a panther similarly-set with round diamonds, and a case pavé-set with round pink sapphires and a round diamond thumbpiece, gross weight approximately 36 dwts, length 7⅝ inches, bracelet and each charm signed Cartier, bracelet numbered C15764, six charms with French assay and workshop marks, one with Italian registry mark.
In good condition, the bracelet and charms with surface scratches commensurate with light wear, not noticeable when worn. The bracelet is stamped 750 for 18 karat gold. Also stamped © 1993 referring to the date of design. The charms excluding the pink sapphire-set case with French assay marks for 18 karat gold; also with French workshop marks. The pink sapphire-set case with Italian registry mark and 750 for 18 karat gold. Charms are numbered, from left to right beginning with the charm closest to the female clasp end: 723588, 756 671, 730390, 874867, 702155, 63872B, 681455. The diamonds, estimated to weigh a total of approximately 0.90 carat, are approximately G-H color, VS clarity. The sapphires are medium deep slightly violetish blue, eye clean to slightly included, one with a small chip, noticeable under 10x magnification. The pink sapphires are medium to medium deep slightly purplish pink, eye clean to slightly included. Clasp closes securely with the use of the safety closure.
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