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EARRINGS

Made by: Cartier

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About this object

The earrings are composed of eight amethyst briolettes, twenty-four round diamonds, and thirty-two oval-shaped turquoise cabochons mounted in gold and platinum. The interlaced ribbon surmounts are set with round diamonds and turquoise cabochons and suspend amethyst briolettes. Each briolette is articulated by a diamond link.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
EARRINGS
Made from:
Amethysts -- turquoises -- diamonds -- gold -- platinum
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1951
Size:
3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.67.2-3
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK CARTIER 51-27738 on back of each earring
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection"