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EARRINGS

Made by: Cartier

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About this object

The pendant earrings are composed of ninety round diamonds, four oval-shaped turquoise cabochons, and seventy-two round turquoise cabochons mounted in gold. The surmounts feature oval-shaped turquoise cabochons surrounded by round diamonds and round turquoise cabochons in a foliate design. The pendants are articulated by round diamond links. The pendants are set with oval-shaped turquoise cabochons within round diamond and turquoise cabochon surrounds of similar floral design. The pendants are detachable. The earrings also have clip findings at the back.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
EARRINGS
Made from:
Turquoises -- diamonds -- gold
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1960
Size:
H. 2 1/2 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.73.3-4
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK CARTIER on left side of clip back finding of each earring MARK PAT. 2.557200 on right side of clip back finding of each earring MARK 559 on center of clip back finding of each earring
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Spectacular: Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection"