Property of a Beverly Hills Collector
DIAMOND BRACELET, CARTIER, PARIS
Of geometric design, set down the center with 10 old European and old mine-cut diamonds, framed by old European, old mine, single and rose-cut diamonds, signed Cartier Paris, numbered 5428B, with French assay and workshop marks, one small diamond missing; circa 1930. With signed box.
In very good condition given the age of this piece, with one small rose-cut diamond missing and small areas of discoloration and solder commensurate with age. Signature located on gallery on second link from the tongue clasp. French assay mark for platinum. One clasp end partially inscribed 1522, the other clasp end partially inscribed 52. The gallery wall inscribed 5428B. The 10 old European and old mine-cut diamonds weighing approximately 11.75 carats. The remaining diamonds weighing a total of approximately 20.00 carats. The ten largest diamonds are approximately G-I color with a K-L example, approximately VS-SI clarity with an I1 example. The rose-cut diamonds are of decorative quality. The remaining diamonds ranging from approximately G-J color, and VS-I1 clarity. Band width approximately ⅞ inch. Clasp closes securely and is fitted with a safety catch.
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