Accompanied by CISGEM, report no. 9002, stating that pearls are natural (for most pearls), saltwater. Largest one measuring approximately 8.50-9.00 and smallest measuring approximately 4.00-4.50mm. Please note that the necklace must be unstrung for a complete analysis.
The off-round to near-round natural pearls range from a silvery white to creamy white body colour with strong rose and minor green overtones, displaying medium to good lustre and minor blemishing mainly in the form of pitting, indentations and wrinkled skins, not readily apparent when worn. The diamonds are estimated to weigh approximately 1.00 carat, approximately G-I colour and VS clarity. Clasp secure, length of necklace approximately 380mm. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 41.8 grams. Case stamped G.Petochi "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."