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Lot 148: A Diamond and Two-Tone Gold Pendant and Chain Necklace, by Andrew Jordan

 

Hammer Price
$44,000 CAN

 

The pendant composed of two opposing openwork pyramids, the bottom panel featuring a princess-cut diamond weighing 5.09 carats, the bail's top panel with a small round diamond, together with a very long chain accented by 365 bezel-set round yellow and round diamonds weighing approximately 13.00 carats, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, length 73 inches; accompanied by a specially commissioned granite box designed by acclaimed sculptor Thomas McPhee; the heavy, hinged pyramidal box opens to reveal a very deep compartment, the narrow opening framed in 18k gold

Weight: 116.9 grams
Principal diamond: 9.63 x 10.05 x ~6.30 mm
Accent diamonds: in shades of yellow, with the occasional white one, mostly SI clarity
The pendant is detachable
The clasp is decorated by a small round diamond
Designed by Andrew Jordan. Mr. Jordan’s work featured at this auction combines gold and diamonds with less traditional materials such as forged steel and uncut natural diamonds. He consulted and collaborated with world class crafts people and artists to solve the problems that arose during the building of the jewellery and the box. For example, in order to secure the rough diamonds without covering too much of them he had them “drilled” with laser beams. Then the boxes, with their moving parts, needed to fit precisely and slide smoothly. To get the work just right took experimentation, persistence and trial and error
Good condition


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Diamond Grading Information

Carat: 5.09Cut: Princess Colour: JClarity: VS1
Comment:
AUCTION ESTIMATE
FALL 2019 48,000 – 60,000
37,440 – 46,800
31,200 – 39,000
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