Cartier diamond and yellow gold brooch Cartier Paris
Imagine this festive Estate brooch in 18K red gold by Cartier with every of its twilled threads curved into countless leafs swaying in the cadence of your every move. Looking at the 15 evenly dispensed brilliant cut diamonds, this jewel sprouts pure
luxuriance as if it were a branch grown from a gold soil. No need to stay grounded after one silky stroke of this feathered bow.
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18K red gold
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Cartier - A leading French jewelry firm, founded in 1847 by Louis-Francois Cartier (1819-1904).
Its headquarters are in Paris, with branches in several major centres. The founder was joined in 1872 by his son Alfred (1836-1925), and the latter, with his eldest son, Louis (1875-1942), moved the Paris business in 1898 to its present address, 13 Rue
de la Paix.
In 1902 Alfred's second son, Pierre (1878-1964), opened a branch in London and in 1903 in New York City. In 1909 the London branch was taken over by-the youngest brother Jacques (1885-1942), by which time it had moved to its present address at 175 New
A group headed by Robert Hocq (1917-79)acquired from the Cartier family the branches in Paris (1972), London (1974), and New York (1976). Hocq was Managing Director until his death when he was succeeded by his daughter, Nathalie (b. 1951),who since 1974
had headed the high-fashion jewelry department and promoted the boutique collection of jewelry known as Les Musts'.
Originally the firm made jewelry of enameled gold set with gemstones, which attracted a prestigious clientele, including French royalty and the future Edward VII;in recent years it has greatly expanded into new types and styles of jewelry, and is
extending its world-wide operations.
15 brilliant cut
diamonds with a total estimated weight of approx. 1.10 crt.
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Total diamond weight:
approx. 1.15 crt.
is the birthstone (or month stone) for April
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The French control mark for 18K gold representing an eagle's head
that was in use in France from about 1838.
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5,17 cm (2,04 inch) x 3,85 cm (1,52 inch)
23,60 gram (15,17 dwt)
Reference Nº: 15106-0164
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