Diamond Bracelet, France
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Of geometric design, with two flexible panels composed of stylized floral lozenges alternating with buckle motifs, pavé-set with old European- and single-cut diamonds.
In good condition, especially given the age of the piece, with minor scratching and abrasion to the mounting commensurate with age and wear that is not noticeable when worn. French assay marks for platinum. Diamond weight stated in catalogue description approximated and based on the estimated weight stated in the accompanying Cartier Certificate of Authenticity. The diamonds are approximately F-H color and predominantly VVS to SI clarity with a few I clarity examples due to chipping. Clasp closes securely and operates by depressing a small lever. Gross weight approximately 51 dwts. Accompanied by a Cartier Certificate of Authenticity numbered GE2021-40509 and dated June 3, 2021 stating that the piece dates from 1923.
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