Property of a Distinguished Collector
SUITE OF GOLD AND GEM-SET JEWELS, DAVID WEBB
Comprising: a necklace-bracelet combination composed of hammered gold, set with step-cut diamonds, gross weight approximately 141 dwts, signed David Webb and Webb, detachable into five segments, total length 25½ inches, fitted with pendant hook; a matching pendant-brooch wearable with the necklace, additionally embellished with a detachable baroque cultured pearl center measuring approximately 18.6 x 17.5 x 12.5 mm framed with pavé-set round and single-cut diamonds, gross weight approximately 37 dwts, signed Webb; interchangeable with two bezel-set sugarloaf cabochons, one coral and one turquoise; with a matching hinged cuff-bracelet, gross weight approximately 85 dwts, signed David Webb, internal circumference 6¾ inches.
Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.
In overall very good condition, with very minor surface scratches. Necklace/Bracelet combination: Longest segment inscribed David Webb 18K Plat for 18 karat gold and platinum. Second longest segment inscribed Webb Plat. 18K. The five segments measuring approximately: 15 inches, 6¾ inches, 1¾ inches, 1 inch and 1 inch. The diamonds, estimated to weigh a total of approximately 20.00 carats, approximately E-G color, predominantly VVS-VS clarity. Pendant-Brooch: Inscribed Plat. 18K. The diamonds, estimated to weigh a total of approximately 9.75 carats, approximately E-G color, VVS-VS clarity. The cultured pearl is of white body color, with good skin and luster, soft rose overtones, and some minor blemishes. Cultured pearl and round diamond center is removable and may be worn with either the coral or turquoise cabochon centers. The coral cabochon measuring approximately 16.7 x 16.4 x 10.7 mm is medium light red orange, with light banding and a polyp hole visible to one corner. The turquoise cabochon measuring approximately 17.2 x 16.5 x 12.2 mm is light slightly greenish blue, evenly colored with little visible matrix, with a few small areas of discoloration, noticeable only under close inspection. Overall dimensions of pendant-brooch approximately 2¼ x 2¼ inch. Cuff-bracelet: Inscribed 18K 900PT. The diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 9.20 carats, approximately E-G color, VVS-VS clarity. Width approximately 1⅜ inch. Please note this property cannot be shipped internationally due to endangered species materials.
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