A pink tourmaline, rose quartz and mabé cultured pearl necklace, Tony Duquette
Lot 364
A pink tourmaline, rose quartz and mabé cultured pearl necklace, Tony Duquette
Sold for US$ 35,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
A pink tourmaline, rose quartz and mabé cultured pearl necklace, Tony Duquette
Lot Details
A pink tourmaline, rose quartz and mabé cultured pearl necklace, Tony Duquette
designed as an openwork bib of starburst motif set with oval and square cabochon pink tourmaline, sugarloaf rose quartz and mabé cultured pearls, accentuated by textured gold leaves; signed Tony Duquette; estimated total pink tourmaline weight: 185.00 carats; estimated total rose quartz weight: 48.00 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 13in.

Footnotes

  • Cf. Duquette, Tony and Wilkinson, Hutton, Jewelry, Abrams, New York, 2011, page 68 for a similar example.

    The Duchess of Windsor commissioned Tony Duquette to make a necklace very similar to this piece - especially for her. Hers was created with citrines, peridots and cultured pearls.
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