Accompanied by SSEF report no. 67567, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater.
Clasp signed Cartier Paris; stamped with French assay marks for platinum and 18 carat gold. Diamond on clasp estimated to weigh approximately 1.50 carats, F-G colour, VS clarity, as gauged and graded in mounting. Pearls of light cream to cream body colour with rosé and green overtones; very good lustre and skin; for further information on the 152 natural pearls, please refer to the SSEF report. Clasp secure with safety latch; safety chain. In good condition.
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