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Bracelet

Made by: Webb, David

On view in: Adirondack Exhibit


About this object

The bracelet is composed of one emerald-cut amethyst, 204 round turquoise cabochons, and 127 round diamonds mounted in gold and platinum. The amethyst is set horizontally in the center of the band. Extending from it are interlaced ribbons mounted with turquoise cabochons and pavé-set diamonds. Three round diamonds also frame the amethyst along the top and bottom.

Category:
JEWELRY
Object name:
Bracelet
Made from:
Amethysts -- turquoises -- diamonds -- gold -- platinum
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1961
Size:
Dia. 3 1/4 in.
overall __ __ __ __8.26 CM __ __ __123 carats

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.67.4
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK__WEBB 18K/10% IRID. PLAT.__on back of clasp
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington D.C., 2017
Featured in publication:
Paredes, Liana. Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Estate, Museum & Garden; London: D. Giles Ltd., 2017.