Superb Unique Vintage Burle Marx & Bruno Guidi 18K Garnet Yellow Gold Cross Chain 83.3 grams. Burle Marx and Bruno Guidi are very important Brazilian jewelry makers. This is a beautiful and rare Cross marked Bruno Guidi with a custom chain made by Burle Marx. The Cross has a unique hand made design with 5 natural faceted garnets. The cross is marked Bruno Guidi Brazil 18k. The chain is custom made to fit the cross one of the links is indented to the bail of the cross so it does not move when worn. The chain is handmade and marked Burle Marx 18k. The cross measures 3 1/4” high including the bail by 2 3/8” inches wide. The chain measures 25” inches long. Excellent Condition, Total weight 83.3 grams almost 3 troy ounces of 18K gold. Each Bruno Guidi piece is hand made and this particular piece would have would have taken several weeks to make. Of course it's a one of a kind. Bruno Guidi was Burle Marxs' Goldsmith for 35 years. Burle Marx is without question one the greatest jewelry designers that ever lived. His customer list looks much like a social registry. Cicely Tyson, Madame Ferragamo, Placido Domingo, Natalie Wood, The Shah of Iran, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, and the Empress of Japan were just a few of his customers. In 1989 over half a million dollars worth of Burle Marx jewels were on display at The Houston Museum of Natural Science for a period of two years. Burle Marx was featured in Connoisseur Magazine, Town and Country, Vogue, U.S. News & World Report, and The New York Times. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a unique and beautiful cross necklace. Guaranteed to please and delight the most particular collector or dealer.