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Vintage Van Cleef&arpel 14k Gold&1carat~ct"vs" Emerald Cut Diamond+sapphire Ring For Sale
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A SIGNED VAN CLEEF & ARPEL 14KT YELLOW GOLD, EMERALD CUT DIAMOND & BLUE SAPPHIRES RING!
THIS AMAZING AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL CLASSIC ART DECO ~ RETRO STYLE 1970'S ERA MASTERPIECE IS TRULY MY MOST PERFECT EXAMPLE OF JUST WHY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS ARE CONSIDERED THE FINEST JEWELRY MAKERS IN THE WORLD. I CALL THIS MY DUTCHESS DELIGHT AFTER THE DUCHESS OF WINDOR WHO ALSO CHERISHED THE BEAUTY AND MASTERY OF VAN CLEEF & ARPELS. THIS WAS ORIGINALLY PURCHASED IN NEW YORK BY A FAMOUS ACTRESS WHO'S BEVERLY HILLS ESTATE I HANDLED NEARLY 2 DECADES AGO. IT IS FULLY HALLMARKED ON THE SHANK (BAND) INTERIOR "VAN CLEEF & ARPELS" AND "("R" IN A CIRCLE)" FOR THE DESIGN BEING REGISTERED BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS FURTHER STAMPED "14K" FOR THE SOLID 585 PURITY GUARANTEE OF 14KT REAL GOLD. I LOVE THE CLASSIC AND ELEGANT FLOWING SCULPTURAL REEDED SIDES LEADING TO THE TRIANGULAR PAVE SET NATURAL BLUE SAPPHIRE GEMSTONE CORNERS CENTERED WITH THE MOST FABULOUS & SUPERB ULTIMATE QUALITY LARGE NATURAL EMERALD CUT DIAMOND. THIS EXTRAORDINARY ALL 100% NATURAL (NOT ENHANCED ~ NOT TREATED) EMERALD CUT, FACETED, GENUINE DIAMOND IS BEYOND OUTSTANDING IN EVERY ASPECT. IT IS A PERFECTLY PROPORTIONED EMERALD CUT MEASURING 5.17mm (LONG) BY 4.03mm (WIDE) WITH A WEIGHT OF JUST OVER 1/2 CARAT (51 POINTS). WHAT SETS THIS DIAMOND APART FROM ALL THE OTHERS, BESIDES BEING CHOSEN BY VAN CLEEF & ARPEL, IS DEFINATELY THE UNPARALLELED PERFECTION OF COLOR AND CLARITY. THIS (USING THE STRICT GIA (GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTEOF AMERICA) GRADING STANDARDS) IS OF IDEAL "F" WHITEST OF WHITE COLOR CONSIDERED WELL WITHIN THE TOP "COLORLESS" GRADE OF ANY DIAMOND CHART. IF YOU'VE NEVER SEEN A TRULY COLORLESS NATURAL DIAMOND, YOU'LL NEVER UNDERSTAND THE SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE IN BRILLIANCE & SPARKLE IT EXHIBITS COMPARED WITH THE POOR OFF COLOR DIAMONDS SOLD BY MOST ANY FINE JEWELER. IT IS FAR BRIGHTER AND SUPERIOR TO ANYTHING ONE FINDS AT A MALL, CHAIN, DEPARTMENT OR FAMILY OWNED JEWELRY STORE. THIS IS TRUE PERFECTION OF COLOR! BESIDES THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER AND FAR MORE COSTLY IDEAL COLOR, THIS IS ALSO OF THE FINEST "VS-1" CLARITY WHICH WOULD SURELY BE A "VVS" BY EGL (EUROPEAN GEMOLOGICAL LABORATORY) OR NORMAL GRADING STANDARDS BUT A GIA GEMOLOGIST'S GRADE OF "VS-1" IS THE ULTIMATE GUARANTEE THAT EVEN UNDER A POWERFUL MICROSCOPE YOU WON'T SEE EVEN THE SLIGHTEST IMPERFECTION. SIMPLY PUT, NEAREST TO FLAWLESS WITH NO INCLUSIONS OR SPECKS OF BLACK CARBON. AFTERALL, THIS IS VAN CLEEF & ARPELS JEWELRY AND ONE EXPECTS TRUE PERFECTION WHEN SPENDING $20,000.00 FOR A RING. IT'S SO DIFFICULT TO FIND LARGE NATURAL DIAMONDS NOW-A-DAYS LET ALONE ONE OF GOOD SIZE, EXCELLENT CUT, PERFECT COLOR AND IDEAL CLARITY WITH MOST NEW DIAMONDS BEING ENHANCED, TREATED OR ALTERED TO CONVERT WORTHLESS DIAMONDS INTO SOMETHING PRETTY ENOUGH FOR JEWELRY BUT THERE'S ALOT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CHEAP ENHANCED DIAMONDS. 100% NATURAL DIAMONDS HAVE NONE OF THE TRICKS SO COMMONLY USED IN NEW ENHANCED DIAMONDS SUCH AS LASER DRILLING TO REMOVE CARBON, RESIN FILLING TO HIDE FLAWS OR INCLUSIONS ALONG WITH OTHER TYPES OF LAB MANIPULATIONS CALLED ENHANCEMENTS. ENHANCED DIAMONDS STARTED AS INFERIOR JUNK DIAMONDS COMMONLY USED FOR THINGS LIKE SAW BLADES SO NO MATTER WHAT "IMPROVEMENTS" ARE MADE TO MAKE THEM PRETTY ENOUGH TO BE USED IN JEWELRY, THEY ARE STILL WORTHLESS WITH NO REAL GEM VALUE. IT'S ONLY 100% NATURAL DIAMONDS THAT ARE CONSIDERED INVESTMENT QUALITY SO THE LONGER YOU WEAR & ENJOY YOUR NATURAL DIAMONDS, THE MORE VALUEABLE THEY BECOME UNLIKE ENHANCED DIAMONDS THAT CAN CRACK, CHIP OR EVEN CRUMBLE NOT TO MENTION TURN GREY OR YELLOW OVERTIME. YOU'LL NEVER HAVE THAT HAPPEN WITH A REAL 100% NATURAL DIAMOND. BESIDES THE GLORIOUS 1/2 CARAT EMERALD CUT NATURAL DIAMOND SOLITAIRE CENTER STONE, THERE'S ALSO 12 SPECTACULAR 100% NATURAL, UNENHANCED, FACETED, DEEP BLUE COLOR, GENUINE SAPPHIRES. EACH MEASURING 2.1mm IN DIAMETER (OVER 4 POINTS EACH) PROVIDING ANOTHER 51 POINTS IN SAPPHIRE WEIGHT. THAT'S A GRAND TOTAL OF WELL OVER 1 CARAT IN SUPERLATIVE NATURAL GEMSTONES SET IN HEAVY 14KT REAL YELLOW GOLD! THESE EXCEPTIONAL NATURAL SAPPHIRES HAVE A SUPERBLY VIBRANT IDEAL MEDIUM~MEDIUM DARK RICH BLUE COLOR WITH FINE TRASPARENCY PERFECTLY POSITIONED TO ACCENTUATE THE EXCEPTIONAL BLUE~WHITE BRILLIANCE OF THE EMERALD CUT DIAMOND. ALL THESE TRAITS ARE WHAT MAKES VAN CLEEF & ARPELS SUCH AN IMPORTANT AND FAMOUS NAME IN FINE JEWELRY. EVEN THE 14KT REAL YELLOW GOLD MOUNTING IS IMPRESSIVE WITH ITS SUBSTANTIAL HEFTY WEIGHT OF 6.4 GRAMS. GOOD LUCK TRYING TO FIND SUCH A HEAVY 14K GOLD RING AT ANY OTHER JEWELRY STORE AS THAT'S 1/5 TROYOUNCE OF PRECIOUS 14KT. IT'S SURELY NO SURPRISE THAT THE GIA GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST PROVIDED AN INSURANCE EVALUATION APPRAISAL WITH AN ESTIMATED RETAIL REPLACEMENT VALUE OF $21,298.00. IF YOU'VE EVER WALKED INTO A VAN CLEEF & ARPELS STORE IN PARIS, NEW YORK OR BEVERLY HILLS IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO GET ANY BIG FLAWLESS IDEAL COLOR DIAMOND RING FOR MUCH LESS THAN $20K (WITHOUT SALES TAX)! IT'S WHY I WAS SO EXCITED TO ACQUIRE THIS FOR MYSELF BUT I HAVE NOW, AT AGE 83, SPENT MY YEARS OF PLEASURE OWNING THIS RARELY FOUND VINTAGE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS DIAMOND RING AND FEEL IT IS FINALLY TIME TO SHARE IT WITH ALL OF YOU, MY BELOVED FRIENDS AND FELLOW TOP QUALITY DIAMOND LOVING COLLECTORS. IT'S A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE THE VERY BEST AND AT A GREAT BARGAIN PRICE. AFTERALL, WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW ANY AUTHENTIC VINTAGE ART DECO~RETRO ERA VAN CLEEF & ARPELS DIAMOND JEWELRY OFFERED IN A REAL sale? THERE'S NO HIDDEN AMOUNT OR SECRET PRICE REQUIRED TO WIN SO, PLEASEJUST offer AS YOU ARE COMFORTABLE. WHEN THE sale ENDS, HIGH buyer WIND REGARDLESS OF THE FINAL BARGAIN SELLING PRICE. PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO ADD THIS OR ANY OF MY ITEMS YOU HAVE INTEREST IN TO YOUR WISH~WANT LIST AND IF YOU LIKE THE TYPE OF FABULOUS ESTATE~VINTAGE & ANTIQUE FINE JEWELRY I OFFER, I'D BE HONORED TO BE INCLUDED AS ONE OF YOUR FAVORITE SELLERS. I LIST NEW (OLD) TREASURES EVERY WEEK SO THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING EXCITING AND PRECIOUS TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION OF RARE & STUNNING JEWELRY. ENJOYAND HAPPY offerDING!
I KNOW IT CAN BE SCARY BUYING DIAMOND & GEMSTONE JEWELRY ON THE INTERNET, ESPECIALLY ON SO I AM NOW OFFERING AN AGL APPRAISAL WITH SELECT ITEMS THAT HAVE SIGNIFICANT VALUE. I HAVE CHOSEN AN INDEPENDANT GIA GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST WHO HAS TAKEN AND COMPLETED EVERY COURSE OFFERED RELATING TO GEMS & JEWELRY. PLEASE KNOW THAT HIS GIA CLARITY & COLOR GRADING IS THE MOST STRINGENT OF ANY IN THE INDUSTRY. TYPICALLY "VS" CLARITY DIAMONDS EVALUATED BY EGL OR OTHER INSTITUTIONS WOULD BARELY QUALIFY AS "SI" CLARITY BY GIA STANDARDS. MY DIAMONDS & GEMSTONES ARE ALWAYS 100% NATURAL, NEVER HAVE ANY VISIBLE CARBON (BLACK SPOTS), IMPERFECTIONS OR FLAWS (UNLESS INDICATED) AS I NEVER LIKED OR BOUGHT POOR QUALITY DIAMOND AND GEMSTONE JEWELRY AND THEREFORE HAVE NO DESIRE SELLING THEM TO MY CUSTOMERS. THE APPRAISAL INCLUDED IS COMPILED USING THE MOST ULTRA CONSERVATIVE COLOR & CLARITY GRADING THAT YOU WILL FIND. I HAVE CHOSEN THIS APPRAISER WITH NO VESTED INTEREST IN MY JEWELRY OR BUSINESS SO THAT THE DIAMONDS & GEMSTONES YOU RECIEVE FROM ME WILL SURELY EXCEED ANY EXPECTATION RELATING TO YOUR DESIRE FOR MAGNIFICENT DIAMONDS & GEMS WITH OUTSTANDING COLOR AND CLARITY. I HOPE THE APPRAISAL WILL BE USEFUL IN GUIDING YOU TO FIND DIAMOND & GEMSTONE JEWELRY THAT YOU WILL ENJOY AND CHERISH FOR DECADES & GENERATIONS TOO COME. THE APPRAISAL NOT ONLY PROVIDES ACCURATE INFORMATION FOR MAKING VALUEABLE DECISIONS FOR offerDING BUT CAN ALSO BE USED WHEN INSURING YOUR NEW PURCHASE. THE ORIGINAL APPRAISAL WILL BE INCLUDED TO THE LUCKY HIGH buyer OF THIS sale WHEN RECEIVING THIS ITEM.
F.Y.I. I am a 3rd generation antiques dealer & have been in the fine antiques business for over 30 years. I have had several open stores over these years but now with rents out of the realm of reality & my age creeping up on me, I have closed the last of them & I am now concentrating all efforts to on line sales. I am very knowledgeable about all types of antiques. I do not & will not sell fakes or reproductions of anything. All my items are 100% as described & the pictures prove it! Any damage or imperfection is noted and all items are mailed with an invisible ID mark that only I know of. This will eliminate anyone trying to item switch a broken treasure with my perfect piece. If you want any other detail about an item, please ask & be certain to include your direct email address for a reply. does not allow my sending pictures thru their email service. I will try to accomodate all requests on 1st come, 1st served daily basis. I do not sell outside so do not ask. I can offer a very expensive buy it now if you must have it today! I ship 1 day a week so please be patient. Everything is very carefully packed as I love my things & want you to enjoy them in the same condition as I have. All items are sent via USPS & Insured at full value. Sorry if this costs International buyers more but these are 's rules & I will follow them to the letter. Please work out any special payment request in advance as all sales should be simply processed through PayPal unless we have made prior arrangements. Ask any & all questions before you offer as the offer is your contract to purchase. I allow 5 days for payment in full otherwise the item is sold to the next highest buyer or re-listed & I will leaveappropriate response to all non paying buyers. I hope everything is very plain & simple to understand but do not be shy about asking anything should you require additional info or details. I hope you enjoy each & every item as most are from my private collection assembled over the past 30 years and never before offered for sale. Each piece is very special, of great quality, rare for its' kind and worthy of any advanced collection. Thank You, Bernice Ellen
ATTENTION ALL INTERNATIONAL buyers ~ BUYERS!
~SHIPMENTS TO COUNTRIES (DESTINATIONS)OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES~
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING ISMORE COSTLY.WE DO NOT PROFIT OR "MARK UP" SHIPPING COSTS. WE USE THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE POSTAGE PRICE CALCULATOR THROUGH PAYPAL SHIPPING TOCALCULATE THE ACTUAL PRICE FOR SHIPPING CHARGES AT USPS.COM WEBSITE.PAYPAL REQUIRES ALL INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED ITEMS BE TRACKABLE ON-LINE. THE ONLY SHIPPING SERVICE WITHAN AFFORDABLETRACKING OPTION THAT MEETS PAYPAL'S PRECISE REQUIREMENTS IS USPS "PRIORITY MAIL". WE DO NOT SHIP ITEMSVIA; REGISTERED MAIL, FLAT RATE MAIL, EXPRESS MAILOR1ST CLASSMAIL (NO EXCEPTIONS).WE PAY ANY AND ALL COSTSOF AVAILABLEINSURANCE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGHTHE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE AT THE FULL VALUE OF EVERY ITEM SOLD.INSURANCE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR ITEMS THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BY THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE'S INSURANCE REGULATIONS. PLEASE CHECK THATVALUE COVERAGEIS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC PURCHASE BY CONTACTING THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES HAVE LOW VALUE LIMITS SUCH AS ENGLAND WITH A MAXIMUM INSURANCE VALUE OF $650.00 ANDCANADA WITH A LIMIT OF $675.00.THESE LIMITS ARE FREQUENTLY LESS THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF AN ITEM'S ACTUAL PURCHASE PRICE OR VALUE. THUS, PLEASE DO NOT PLACE A offerFORYOUR INTENDED PURCHASEIFTHE COVERAGE LIMITS ARE LESSTHAN WHAT YOU AREofferDING FOR THE ITEM. YOU WILL NEED TO CHECK THE POSTAL SERVICE WEBSITE AT USPS.COM FOR THE MAXIMUMAMOUNT AVAILABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION BY VIEWING THE LIMITATIONS OF VALUE FOR MERCHANDISE SENT VIA PRIORITY INTERNATIONAL MAIL. CERTAIN COUNTRIES HAVE REGULATIONS LIMITING THE IMPORTATION OF ART, ANTIQUES AND/OR JEWELRY. PLEASE VERIFY THAT YOUR COUNTRY ALLOWS THE IMPORTATION OF THE ITEM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING. YOU ARE REQUESTING SHIPMENT BY US WHEN POSTING PAYMENT TO US FOR THE ITEM COSTPLUS SHIPPING FEES.IT IS YOUROBLIGATION TO DETERMINE IF THEPOSTAL INSURANCEAVAILABLE APPLIESTO YOUR ITEM TYPE AND ALSO TO; USPS INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY MAIL TO YOUR LOCATION BUT IFUSPS COVERAGE DOES NOT APPLY, DOES NOT COMPLYOR DOES NOT EQUAL THE ITEM'S VALUE FOR YOUR DESTINATION, YOUSHALL BESOLEY ASSUMING ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE, THEFT, CONFISCATION, TERRORIST ACTSOR ANY PERILS/ACTS OF GOD RESULTING IN YOUR REQUESTING DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU OBTAINING INDEPENDANT ADDITIONALCOVERAGE FROM A TOP RATEDINSURER IF THE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH USPS DOES NOT CONFORM TO OR PROPERLY PROTECT YOUR ITEM'S VALUE OF PURCHASE. YOUR POSTING OF PAYMENT TO US IN FULL FOR THE PURCAHSE PRICE OF ANY ITEM SOLD BY DONAHUE ANTIQUES A.K.A. (MYPRIVATEMUSEUM) IS YOUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENTTHAT SHALL THEREFOR CONSTITUTE YOURUNDERSTANDING OF THIS AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY. IMPORT DUTIES, TAXES, V.A.T. AND ANY OTHER CUSTOMS/IMPORT CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE ITEM PRICE OR SHIPPING CHARGES. ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES OR FEES ARE THE BUYER'S RESPONSIBILITY AND TO BE PAID (IF REQUIRED)BY THE BUYER. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR COUNTRY'S CUSTOMS OFFICE OR POSTAL CARRIER COMPANYTO DETERMINE WHAT, IF ANY,THESE ADDITIONAL COSTS WILL BE PRIOR TO offerDING. THESE CHARGES ARE NORMALLY COLLECTED BY THE DELIVERING FREIGHT (SHIPPING) COMPANY, POSTAL CARRIER, CUSTOMSOR WHEN YOU PICK THE ITEM UP AT THEIR DELIVERY LOCATION. DO NOT CONFUSE THESE ADDED COSTS FOR CUSTOMS/IMPORT FEESAS "SHIPPING" CHARGE(S) ONANY INVOICE SENT TO YOU THROUGH OUR OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT.WE DO NOT MARK MERCHANDISE VALUES BELOW THE WINNING offer OR sale VALUE.WE CAN NOTMARK ITEMS AS "GIFTS" ~ , PAYPAL, POSTAL, UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONALGOVERNMENT REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THIS. WE ARE UNABLE TO PREDETERMINE ANY IMPORT TAXES AS THEY ARECALCULATED BY THE FINAL VALUE WHEN THE sale CLOSES. THESE TAXES OR FEES ARE GENERALLY BASEDAS A PERCENTAGE OF THE FINALVALUE AND VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING OR THE LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE, PLEASE CONTACTUS ATLEAST 1 DAY PRIOR TO offerDING. THANK YOU, DONAHUE ANTIQUES~ENTIRE AGREEMENT.
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Vintage Van Cleef&arpel 14k Gold&1carat~ct"vs" Emerald Cut Diamond+sapphire Ring: $2,806