SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
GOLD, MOONSTONE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE AND PAIR OF EARCLIPS, HENRY DUNAY
The necklace composed of brushed and polished gold links, set with three cabochon moonstones measuring approximately 24.1 x 23.8 mm to 24.0 x 16.1 mm, highlighted with round diamonds, internal circumference 22½ inches, numbered E1055; and a pair of earclips of swirled design, set with round diamonds, numbered E2015; both pieces signed Dunay, with maker's marks. Earclips fitted with posts.
All pieces in good condition, the mountings with light wear, mainly to the reverse and not noticeable when worn. The necklace stamped 18k and 750 for 18 karat gold, and 950PT for platinum; the earclips also stamped 18k and 750. The moonstones are very light slightly greenish gray, displaying slightly bluish white to white adularescence and weak to moderate chatoyancy. The diamonds, estimated to weigh a total of approximately 6.50 carats, are approximately G-H color, predominantly VS clarity. Total gross weight approximately 131 dwts. Earclip length approximately ⅞ inch. Earclips fitted with posts for wear on pierced ears.
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