Make your own free website on Tripod.com

The Gordon Sapphire Necklace

This, along with a star sapphire pendant-ring, went up for auction in April of 2002 at Sotheby's Auction House. Both pieces belonged to Aron Gordon, the founder of Gordon Jewelers. Here is what Sotheby's had to say about the piece:

"The pendant set with an emerald-cut sapphire weighing approximately 50.00 carats, within a clustered frame set with 10 marquise-shaped, 26 pear-shaped, 7 round and 25 baguette diamonds weighing approximately 14.50 carats, the necklace set with 51 round, 56 marquise-shaped and 4 pear-shaped diamonds weighing a total of approximately 22.50 carats, mounted in platinum, length 17 inches, pendant detaches, may be worn separately as a brooch. Estimate: $50,000 to $70,000."

BACK