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Spectacular Diamond Necklace, Nirav Modi
Set with seventeen brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 10.51 carats to 1.27 carats, spaced by brilliant-cut and marquise-shaped diamonds, the diamonds together weighing 85.33 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 420mm.
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Catalogue Note

Accompanied by seventeen GIA reports, stating that the seventeen diamonds weighing 10.51 to 1.27 carats are D colour, Flawless to Internally Flawless clarity, with Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by diamond type classification reports stating that the diamonds are determined to be a Type IIa diamonds. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. Also accompanied by forty GIA reports, stating that the diamonds weighing 0.72 to 0.30 carat are D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, one 0.30 carat marquise-shaped diamond is VVS1 clarity.


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Flawless Perfection

The diamond riviere is a classic form which is simple, yet extremely effective as a jewellery art piece. Flawless round diamonds have almost become standard expectations at auctions, particularly in Asia by the most discerning collectors. The presentation of the first ever flawless round D colour Internally Flawless rivière at auction at Sotheby’s Hong Kong in 2010 has seen this classicism evolve into almost iconic expression.

This spectacular necklace incorporates almost nonchalantly a 10.51-carat D colour Internally Flawless Type IIa diamond as part of its graduating pattern of flawless perfection.

The simplicity of form itself is an expressive reflection of the wearer. Flattering, yet never over-powering, this subtle and sublime row of 17 flawless diamonds is pure feminine elegance.

Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite

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