GEM SET AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, 'DÉLICES DE CARTIER', CARTIER
寶石 配 鑽石 項鏈, 'Délices de Cartier', 卡地亞（Cartier）
Set with a cabochon moonstone, to the surmount highlighted with variously-shaped rubies, garnets, yellow beryl and tourmalines, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, necklace length approximately 365mm, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.
Accompanied by Cartier's certificate of authenticity. Necklace signed Cartier, numbered 63070B, with French assay and maker's marks, stamped 750 for 18 karat white gold. Moonstone is light pink of light saturation, with minor surface abrasions. Rubies are medium to slightly dark pinkish red of strong saturation, with typical natural inclusions. Yellow beryl are on average slightly greenish yellow to orangy yellow of medium saturation, with minor surface abrasions. Tourmalines are on average medium to slightly dark purplish pink, with typical natural inclusions. Garnets are medium to slightly dark brownish orange to orange of strong saturation, minor abrasions. All examined under 10x magnification and not noticeable when worn. Diamonds are bright and lively. Minor signs of wear to metal. Overall in very good condition.
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Accompanied by Cartier's certificate of authenticity.