MARINA B PAIR OF GEM-SET AND DIAMOND 'YVES' EARCLIPS AND 'ONDA' CHOKER-NECKLACE
The hoop earclips composed of black jade links, accented with oval-shaped pink tourmalines, pear-shaped topaz and round diamonds, together with a sprung choker-necklace composed of gold and blackened steel, highlighted with round diamonds.
Earclips: In very good condition. Stamped 750 for 18 karat gold. Earclips numbered F205. The pink tourmalines, weighing a total of approximately 1.60 carats, are medium slightly purplish pink, slightly included. The topaz is medium light very slightly greenish blue, loupe-clean. The diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 0.30 carat, are approximately G-H color, VVS-VS clarity. The black jade is opaque, with excellent polish luster. Choker-necklace: In good condition, the blackened steel with some scratches and signs of wear to the inside, not visible when worn. Stamped 750 for 18 karat gold and with the date of manufacture 1987. The necklace numbered 2220013. The diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 4.50 carats, are approximately G-H color, VS clarity. Necklace fits comfortably on 12¼-inch neck. Diamond and colored stone weights approximated using measurements.
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