CARTIER | PAIR OF GEM SET AND DIAMOND EARCLIPS
卡地亞 | 寶石 配 鑽石 耳環一對
Each designed as stylized gold spirals, centring on clusters set with circular-cut sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, together with a pair of interchangeable diamond-set clusters, ruby and diamond-set clusters, and turquoise-set clusters, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks, fitted case stamped Cartier.
Ear clips signed Cartier Paris, numbered 2784, with French maker's marks and French assay marks for yellow gold. Sapphires of medium deep blue to violetish blue colour and medium to strong saturation; rubies of medium purplish red colour and medium to medium strong saturation; and under 10x magnification, there are typical inclusions with some to the surface, some abrasions and chips, a few rubies with small cavities on the pavilion but not noticeable when worn. Turquoise of light yellowish blue to blue colour, under 10x magnification, there are a few inclusions to the surface and some pits and minor scratches. Diamonds are bright and lively, estimated to weigh approximately 3.00 carats in total as gauged in the mount.
Signs of normal wear to the metal commensurate with age, one ear clip shows repair work of a small broken section but not quite noticeable when worn. Overall in good condition. Fitted box stamped Cartier.
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