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    THE "SUITCASE" RING: PINK SAPPHIRE & ORANGE SPESSARTITE
    Artist: Marty Key
    This unusual and dynamic ring illustrates why Marty Key has won the AGTA Spectrum jewelry design Award three times. Improbable colors melded together to create unique gemstone art: a custom cut hot pink Sapphire is flanked by two, equally well faceted, bright orange Spessartite Garnets. All three stones are encased in bands of bright white 18K gold so that the colors "pop" and then the ring is completed by a surround of matte 18K yellow gold. This "suitcase" ring is a signature style of Marty Key that showcases his mastery of seamless continuity created between gems and precious metal surfaces. Overall measurements are 9.35 x 23.34 x 20.54 mm. In excellent condition.


    Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    17th Sunday
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