Van Cleef & Arpels [ 梵克雅寶] | Colored Diamond and Diamond Pendant-Brooch [彩色鑽石配鑽石吊墜 / 別針]
Property From a Private Collection
Van Cleef & Arpels
Colored Diamond and Diamond Pendant-Brooch
[彩色鑽石配鑽石吊墜 / 別針]
Centering a round diamond of yellow hue, set with oval and pear-shaped diamonds of yellow hue, further decorated with round and marquise-shaped diamonds, fitted with pendant hook and pendant loop, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y. 41213, with maker's mark, dated 1970.
In good condition, the mounting with signs of light wear including surface scratches, noticeable upon close inspection. Mounting is stamped PT950 for platinum; diamonds of yellow hue are mounted in yellow gold. The diamonds of yellow hue, stated to weigh a total of approximately 20.30 carats, are predominantly approximately Fancy Intense Yellow color, with a couple examples approximately Fancy Vivid Yellow, Fancy Yellow, and Fancy Deep Yellow, approximately VS-SI clarity. The near-colorless diamonds, stated to weigh a total of approximately 17.00 carats, are approximately F-H color, VS-SI clarity. Gross weight approximately 26 dwts. Length approximately 2⅝ inches. Accompanied by a copy of a Valuation for Insurance from Van Cleef & Arpels dated July 7, 1989, available upon request. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2211253195 dated November 4, 2020 stating that the round diamond weighing 1.16 carats is Fancy Yellow, Natural Color, SI2 clarity. Please note that the remaining diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for natural origin of color.
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Please note that the remaining diamonds of yellow hue have not been tested for natural origin of color.