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CLIP

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The clip is composed of one square-cut aquamarine, five pear-shaped aquamarines, and five round diamonds mounted in platinum. The square aquamarine is mounted at an angle. On each side of it are arrangements of round diamonds and pear-shaped aquamarines. One arrangement consists of three aquamarines and diamonds mounted in a half circle. The other features a diamond set between two aquamarines. The clip is made with a wire mount so it can be attached to another piece of jewelry.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
CLIP
Made from:
Aquamarines -- diamonds-- platinum
Made in:
USA: New York, NY
Date made:
1950
Size:
5.1 cm (2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.81
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK CARTIER MTG on top of mount of square aquamarine MARK 50-25060 on right side of mount of square aquamarine
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Cartier: Marjorie Merriweather Post's Dazzling Gems