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Van Cleef & Arpels – Estate

Ruby & Diamond Cluster Necklace


Ruby and diamond necklace, the front composed of a graduated series of clusters each set with a cabochon ruby surrounded by round brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k yellow gold and platinum, numbered 'NY39960' and signed 'V.C.A.' for Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1969. Rubies weighing approximately 160 total carats and diamonds weighing approximately 35 total carats. The largest oval-shaped cabochon ruby at center is GIA-certified: 19.58 carats and of Burmese origin with no indications of heating, while the second largest ruby is GIA-certified: 10.27 carats and of East African origin with no indications of heating. 18" long, the central cluster measuring 1.05" at widest.