SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PARURE, MOUAWAD
Comprising: a necklace, composed of a double line of articulated links set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to a trefoil motif collet-set with a pear-shaped diamond and pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, supporting a tassel additionally set with brilliant-cut diamonds, calibré-cut and cabochon sapphires, length approximately 390mm; a bracelet of similar design, length approximately 180mm, a pair of ear clips; and a ring of similar design, size O1/2, all with maker's marks for Mouawad.
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Each stamped 750, stamped with maker's marks for Mouawad. Diamonds bright and lively, estimated total diamond weight in bracelet 10.00 - 12.00 carats, necklace 23.00 - 26.00 carats, ear clips 3.50 - 4.00 carats (combined), ring 2.50 - 3.00 carats. Largest pear-shaped diamond in necklace estimated to be approximately 1.00 carats, VS clarity, colour not possible to gauge accurately in yellow collet setting. Ear clip fittings, necklace and bracelet clasps all closing securely. Ear clips approximately 33mm in length. Sapphires deep blue, transparent, with typical minor inclusions and colour zoning visible under magnification, some inclusions surface-reaching, some minor areas of wear to facet edges. Light scratches to metal consistent with wear. Combined gross weight approximately 112 grams. Overall in good condition. Please note Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
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