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Sapphire, Synthetic Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, France

Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn

Sapphire, Synthetic Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, France

Sapphire, Synthetic Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, France

Property from the Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn

Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet, France


Designed as a slightly graduated line of old European-cut diamonds, interspersed with four rectangular step-cut sapphires and one synthetic sapphire, further bordered by sapphire baguettes.

  • Diamonds weighing a total of approximately 7.20 carats
  • Length 7⅛ inches
  • French assay and workshop marks
  • Platinum
  • Circa 1930

In good condition, especially given the age of the piece, the mounting with signs of wear including scratches and nicks, not noticeable when worn. French assay mark for platinum. Diamond weight stated in catalogue description approximated using measurements. Diamonds are approximately G-I color, with a few J-K examples, predominantly VS-SI clarity with a few I clarity examples. The sapphires and synthetic sapphire are medium deep to deep blue, eye clean to moderately included. Width at widest part of bracelet approximately ¼ inch. Gross weight approximately 20 dwts. Clasp is fitted with a safety chain and safety closure, and closes securely.


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Please note that there is only one synthetic sapphire in the bracelet, not five as previously stated in the catalogue description.