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Property of a Private Collector, Berkshires, Massachusetts

Tony Duquette

Amethyst and Turquoise Necklace

Lot Closed

June 11, 03:21 PM GMT


10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details


Composed of plaques of amethyst rough, accented by bezel-set turquoise cabochons, completed by a hook and chain of hammered gold.

  • Internal circumference 15 to 18 inches
  • Signed Tony Duquette
  • 18 karat gold

In good condition, the clasp with very faint abrasions, noticeable only upon close inspection. Stamped 18K. The amethysts are deep purple, with some light purple variation, a few with evidence of adhesive, not noticeable when worn, and with abrasions throughout, as is typical of rough crystals, otherwise in good condition. The turquoise is medium bluish green to greenish blue, slightly mottled color and some small areas of discoloration, not noticeable when worn. Gross weight approximately 351 dwts. Width of the necklace is approximately 1¼ inches.