Signed Cartier Paris, numbered 079236, French maker's mark and French assay marks for 18 carat gold. Emeralds with surface-reaching inclusions, cavities, nicks and scratches. Rubies purplish-red and orangy-red of medium strong-saturation, with typical inclusions, some nicks and scratches. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 5.00 - 5.50 carats, on average G-I colour, VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. A few scratches on the metal consistent with age. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 42 grams. Measurements approximately 70 x 55 x 20mm.
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