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VERY IMPORTANT AND RARE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, Cartier, New York, CIRCA 1956
Centring on an oval ruby weighing 9.08 carats, to an openwork dome-shaped mount set with baguette diamonds together weighing approximately 4.00 carats, mounted in platinum,signed. Ring size: 7¼
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Catalogue Note

Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 63653, dated 5 June 2012, stating that the ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating. Further accompanied by a SSEF appendix letter, stating that "Its vivid and saturated red colour, poetically referred to as "pigeon blood", is due to a combination of well-balanced trace elements in this stone, characteristic for the finest rubies from Mogok... A natural ruby from Burma of this quality is very rare and exceptional."

Further accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 12071042, dated 18 July 2012, stating that the ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating. Also accompanied by a Gübelin appendix, stating that "Large rubies of top gem-quality are true rarities of nature." This ruby comes from the most famed mining region in Burma, the Mogok Valley, possessing "a richly saturated and homogeneous colour, combined with a high degree of transparency... Such a combination of characteristics is rare in natural rubies of this size."

Also accompanied by Cartier certificate of authenticity.

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