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Lot 14: A Tanzanite, Diamond, Platinum and Gold Pendant Necklace, Cavelti, circa 1988

 

Hammer Price
$13,000 CAN

 

The large pendant centering an emerald-cut tanzanite weighing approximately 19.40 carats, amid a bombé frame of pavé-set diamonds accented by arched curved loops, the diamonds weighing approximately 2.60 carats, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, together with a polished flat linking 18k gold chain, both signed Cavelti, with original box, length 16 3/8 inches

Weight: 64.6 grams
Dimensions: 29 x 39 mm
Tanzanite: 16.30 x 14.00 x 10.72 mm, a medium tone of vivid blue colour, very good clarity, very good cut. Tanzanite, named after its country of origin, Tanzania, was introduced to the world in 1967 by Tiffany & Co. It is basically a single source gem, with virtually all specimens originating in Tanzania. Famous for its vivid blue colour, tanzanite is a rival for the colour of very fine sapphires. This ia a very fine example of this exceptional gem.
Diamonds: E-G colour, VVS-VS clarity
Good condition

Literature: For this design: See page 151: Toni Cavelti, A Jeweller's Life, by Max Wyman, Douglas & McIntyre, 1996, ISBN 1-55054-526-4.


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AUCTION ESTIMATE
FALL 2020 5,000 – 7,000
3,900 – 5,460
3,250 – 4,550
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