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Lot 58

18k Lumiere Diamond Sapphire Opening Purse Necklace

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
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An 18k white gold necklace by Lumiere featuring a hinged opening purse with diamond clasp and a line of diamonds across the top above rows of sapphires. The purse is attached directly to the infinity necklace chain.

Diamond Attributes: There are three diamonds that are faceted pointed pyramid round diamonds located on the clasp, and one on each side of the front of the purse. There are five round faceted diamonds. There is approximately a total of 0.20 carat total weight with VS1 clarity.
Gemstone Attributes: 47 round faceted blue sapphires each measuring approximately 2mm each with 2.35 carat total weight.
Setting Type: 3 bezel set diamonds, bead set diamonds and bead set sapphires.

Clasp Type: No clasp on the necklace chain, the purse snaps closed with a diamond clasp.
Metal: 18k white gold.
Weight: 15.0 dwt.
Measurements: The necklace is 28" long. The purse measures 1" x 3/4".
Markings: Lumiere and 18K on the interior of the purse.


Very good condition.

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