*Marina B Milano Pneus interchangeable gem set earrings in 18 kt gold with 82.11 Cts in diamonds & tourmaline
Pneus drop earrings designed by Marina B.
This pieces are one of the most iconic designs from Marina Bvlgari. They are from the Pneus collection, carefully crafted back in the 1978 In Milan, Italy in solid yellow gold of 18 karats. Suited at the reverse, with omega backs for fastening clips and a hinged screwed part to interchange the main round beads.
Mounted, with a pave setting of 110 round brilliant cut diamonds, 1.85 carats, F color, VS-2 clarity.
The upper parts are Bezel set, with a pair of round cabochon cut (7 X 7 X 4 mm) of natural pink tourmaline with a combined weight of 4.56 carats. Accented, with round beads and carvings of black onyx.
The main lower part is screwed, with a pair of round cut (20 mm) of pink tourmaline of 75.7 carats
They are accompanied by 13 extra round cabochons carved from precious gemstones such; blue Topaz, green Chrysoprase, yellow Citrine, brown Carnelian, reddish Rhodochrosite, Rutilated quartz, black Onyx, green Topaz, rock Quartz, orange Citrine, pink Quartz, Smokey Topaz and red carnelian. The total combined weight of this extra pieces are 1,012,56 carats.
Has a total weight of 48.4 Grams and a measures of 52 mm by 20 mm (2.04 x 0.78 Inches).
Both are stamped, with the maker's mark, the Italian gold assay hallmark and signed in full, "MARINA B MB .750 *2875AL ITALY A1091".
Literature: Marina B. The Art Of Jewelry Design, Viviane Jutheau De Witt, Skira 2003. Pp 74 Pneus collection, for this example illustration 120.
Note: Is very unusual and rare to see this model accompanied by 13 alternatives round cabochons.
They are in perfect condition are are accompanied by the designer's jewelry pouch, and the screw driver.
INVENTORY REF: E0000OAIE/1.163