*Chaumet 1960 Paris complete boxed suite in 18 kt with 62.56 Cts in diamonds and malachite
A complete four-pieces suite designed by Chaumet.
Incredible and sophisticate suite composed by a necklace, a pair of earrings and a ring. This suite has been created in Paris, France by the famous jewelry house of Chaumet, circa 1960's. Carefully crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats with twisted and textured patterns.
Each piece is mount in the center, with a round cabochon cut (20 x 20 x 10 mm) of natural vivid green Malachite, with a combined weight of 60 carats.
The settings beside the gemstones, are set with 64 calibrated rounds brilliants cuts diamonds, 2.56 Carats, E/F color, VS-2 clarity.
The complete suite have a combined weight of 205.7 Grams, individually described as follow;
The necklace have a weight of 114.95 Grams and fit a neck up to 16 Inches (40.6 Cm). The main drop element have a measure of 39 mm by 40 mm (1.5 inches across)
The pair of earrings have 45.2 Grams and a measures of 37 mm by 32 mm (1.46 x 1.26 Inches). They are actually clips and can be easily converted to pierced.
The Ring have 45.6 Grams and the actual size is 7.75 and can be sized. Have a measures of 32.5 mm by 37 mm (1.28 x 1.46 Inches) and raise 15 mm over the finger.
Each piece is stamped with clear French hallmarks; the national eagle's head for the assay and guaranty of the 18 kt gold, the maker's maitre cartouche, Ste C. (Societe Chaumet) and signed in full, "CHAUMET PARIS".
Chaumet: The French born jeweler, Marie-Etienne Ninot began his career as an assistant court-jeweler to the queen Marie Antoinette. In 1780, he moved to Paris and founded the House of Chaumet, and was appointed as jeweler to emperor Napoleon in 1802. During this period, Ninot became one of the most popular jewelers in Europe, establishing a loyal and continuous prestigious clientele. today the house remains as a luxury jewelry house under the name Chaumet Paris.
Note: These are very rare and chic pieces, with outstanding look. To find such a suite, with all four pieces intact all together is quite special. We are sure this is a one-of-a-king set.
Provenance: A private collection in Paris, France. A private collection in California, USA. A private collection in New York City USA.
This set is in perfect condition and is accompanied by the original presentation designer's fitted jewelry box.
INVENTORY REF: NER0000ATRCE/4.254