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Emerald and diamond necklace

Set at the front with eight pear-shaped emerald drops bordered by a line of brilliant-cut diamonds, alternating with yellow gold bars suspending pear-shaped emeralds, to marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamond stylised floral elements, the back row set with pear-shaped and triangular emeralds and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, length approximately 410mm, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53437 stating that the two larger emerald drops are of Colombian origin and the remaining drops of Sandawanan origins, with indications of clarity modification, none to moderate amount of oil in fissures.. Est. 65,000—95,000 CHF - Lot Sold 86,500 CHF

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's