* A Fine 18 Karat Gold, Carved Coral, and Multi Gem Floral Bangle Bracelet, Lorenz Baumer, French, in a white and yellow gold openwork link design, composed of four carved pink coral flowers, the petals inset with round brilliant pink and yellow sapphires, surmounted centrally with pear shape pink tourmaline above a foliate base of pave set petals and flowers containing round brilliant cut sapphires in various hues of pink, orange, and yellow tsavorite garnets and diamonds, interspersed with leaf shape cabochon cut peridot and bud motif white coral cabochons, the pave diamond set leaf motif clasp push piece accented with a lady bug motif cabochon cut pink tourmaline inset with diamonds. Stamp: LORENZ BÄUMER PARIS B0583 (French assay marks) (maker's mark).
NOTE: A bracelet of similar style was accepted as part of the permanent exhibition at the la galerie des Bijoux, musée des Arts décoratifs du Louvre. 103.20 dwts. Estimate $ 30,000-50,000
All stones and carved elements are present and securely set. The metalwork shows no evidence of previous repair and shows no obvious wear. The clasp and safety are in fine working condition.
Gem Characteristics Diamonds Color: F-G Clarity: VS1-SI1, vast majority VS Cut: Very Good to Excellent Condition: no signs of wear at 10X magnification
Tourmaline The pink tourmalines range from slightly orange pink to purplish pink to pink in hue, medium to slightly dark medium in tone, moderate to moderately strong in saturation, excellent clarity, with scattered superficial scratches visible at 10X magnification.
Coral and Chalcedony carvings The carved sections show no obvious eye visible wear.
Additional Gems show no appreciable eye visible wear.
A Fine 18 Karat Gold, Carved Coral, and Multi Gem Floral Bangle Bracelet, Lorenz Baumer, French, 103.20 dwts.