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    Sale 5891

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    A hematite, diamond and gem necklace, by Cartier

    Price Realised  


    A hematite, diamond and gem necklace, by Cartier
    Designed as a hematite bead uniform three-row necklace to a clasp designed as a stylised flower basket set with carved green chalcedony leaves, yellow sapphire flowers and cabochon sapphire buds, the hematite base with collet-set oval ruby decoration and diamond fitting detail, circa 1990, French marks, approximately 80.0 cm. long
    Signed Cartier and No. 1004730

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    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. Please be advised that a purchasers inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).