18 Karat Gold, Pink Tourmaline, Onyx, Cultured Pearl and Diamond ‘Terry Perles’ Choker, Marina B. Estimation 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s.
Composed of seven rows of cultured pearls, decorated with a navette-shaped motif set with a black onyx, centered by a hexagonal-shaped pink tourmaline weighing approximately 13.35 carats, flanked by two pear-shaped pink tourmalines, further accented by round diamonds weighing approximately 1.35 carats, gross weight approximately 117 dwts, internal circumference 11 inches, expandable, signed Marina B, numbered R1698. With signed and fitted box.
A choker of similar design is illustrated in Marina B: The Art of Jewellery Design, by Viviane Jutheau de Witt, page 215.
Sotheby’s. Important Jewels New York | 05 févr. 2015, 10:00 AM