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Antique French Citrine and Diamond Necklace

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90-1-10964

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

An enchanting pair of gemstones: a large heart-shaped citrine surmounted by a smaller faceted round citrine, cast a dusky golden amber glow in this fabulous one-of-a-kind jewel hailing from turn-of-the-last-century France. The citrines are each framed all around by glistening old mine and rose-cut diamonds set in silver over 18K gold. The heart shape (estimated at 42 carats) is crowned by an artfully designed diamond-set bow and suspends from a split collet-set diamond chain. This striking and breathtaking, artfully hand crafted antique jewel measures just shy of three inches, the chain measures 18 1/2 inches.

Details

Materials:
Silver over 18 Karat Gold, 14 chain Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
2 7/8 Inch
Width:
1 1/8 Inch
Chain Length:
18 1/2 Inch
Gram Weight:
26.2 Grams
Center Citrine details
Cut/Shape:
Round Cut
Color:
Brownish Orange
Carat Weight:
9.00 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
13.69 x 13.76 x 8.50 mm
Center Citrine details
Cut/Shape:
Heart Cut
Color:
Brownish Orange
Carat Weight:
42.00 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
26.00 x 26.00 x 11.96 mm
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

111 Round Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
1.85 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
0.80-2.20 mm
Color:
H-I-J-K
Clarity:
VS-SI
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
1.85
Total Colored Gemstone Carat Weight:
51.00

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Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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