Group of Pearl Jewelry
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
To include a long strand of faux pearls (37 in.); a single strand of off round freshwater pearls (7.0mm) completed with silver filigree clasp (36 in.); two faux pearl necklaces needing re-stringing, one tagged Mariella; a faux pearl bracelet (needing re-stringing); a pair of cluster earrings with gold filled screw backs; and a pair of pearl stud earrings with sterling screwbacks.
The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Three pieces needing restringing.