Tiffany & Co. | Pair of Cultured Pearl and Diamond Earclips and Pendant-Necklace
The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
Tiffany & Co.
Pair of Cultured Pearl and Diamond Earclips and Pendant-Necklace
Comprising: a pair of earclips set with two black cultured pearls, accented by round and pear-shaped diamonds; and a necklace featuring a pendant designed as a frog, the eyes set with two round cabochon emeralds, holding a cultured pearl, further set with round diamonds, suspended from a fine link chain.
In very good condition, the platinum with light scratching commensurate with light wear. Each stamped PT950 for platinum. The pearls in the earclips are black with medium to strong green and aubergine overtones, excellent luster, minute blemishes. The pearl in the necklace is deep gray with strong green overtones, excellent luster, minor blemishes including wrinkled skin. Diamond weight stated in catalogue description approximated using measurements. The diamonds are approximately G-H color, VVS-VS clarity. Earclips fitted with posts for wear on pierced ears. Pendant inclusive of bail measures approximately 1⅛ inches. Clasp closes securely with use of safety closure. Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin of color.
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