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    Sale 1350

    Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 105

    A GROUP OF PEARL AND MULTI-GEM NECKLACES

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    A GROUP OF PEARL AND MULTI-GEM NECKLACES
    Comprising eleven necklaces: the first, composed of a graduated strand of natural pearls, measuring from approximately 3.60 to 9.00 mm, interspersed by ruby beads, to the gold and diamond snakehead clasp, 31.5 cm; the second, set to the front with three polychrome enamel rosettes, with pearl, peridot and ruby detail, to the five strand natural pearl backchain, measuring from approximately 2.85 to 4.40 mm, to the multi-gem cluster clasp, 34.0 cm; the third, composed of one strand of graduated natural pearls measuring from approximately 3.15 to 5.90 mm, to the rose-cut diamond clasp, 36.0 cm; the fourth, composed of two strands of graduated natural pearls, measuring from approximately 2.75 to 6.80 mm, to the brilliant and rose-cut diamond circle clasp, 35.0 cm; the fifth, composed of one strand of natural pearls measuring from approximately 2.80 to 4.80 mm, to the textured gold ball and diamond clasp, 39.0 cm; the sixth, composed of four strands of natural pearls, measuring from approximately 3.40 to 3.70 mm, to the turquoise ball clasp, 40.0 cm; the seventh composed of one graduated strand of natural pearls measuring approximately 2.31 to 7.1 mm to the openwork diamond-set clasp, 46.0 cm; the eighth, composed of three strands of natural pearls, measuring from approximately 3.00 to 5.15 mm, to the antique old-cut diamond cluster clasp, 45.0 cm; the nineth, composed of one strand of graduated natural pearls measuring from approximately 2.25 to 6.80 mm, to the diamond-set geometric clasp, 54.0 cm; the tenth composed of one strand of graduated natural pearls and cultured pearls measuring from approximately 2.4 to 6.2 mm, to the old-cut diamond flowerhead clasp, 50.0 cm; the eleventh, composed of four strands of natural pearls, measuring from approximately 2.50 to 6.80 mm, to the antique old-cut diamond cluster clasp, 51.5 cm
    Accompanied by eleven reports:
    Report no. 45876 dated 9 February 2006 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 67 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 42064 dated 27 November 2003 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 348 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 46969 dated 18 July 2006 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 87 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 0609092 dated 5 October 2006 from the Gübelin Gem Lab
    stating that the 191 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 46970 dated 18 July 2006 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 101 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 0610193 dated 2 November 2006 from the Gübelin Gem Lab
    stating that the 393 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 12914159 dated 08 october 2003 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 125 pearls are natural pearls.
    Report no. 46384 dated 27 April 2006 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 386 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 46968 dated 21 July 2006 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological
    Institute stating that the 146 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
    Report no. 976875 dated 24 February 2005 from the London Precious Stone Laboratory stating that 2 pearls are cultured pearls and 117 are natural pearls
    Report no. 46966 dated 18 July 2006 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 552 pearls are natural saltwater pearls
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