Rubies of Burmese origin cannot be imported into the US, this piece may contain a ruby of Burmese origin and therefore may not be able to be imported into the US. Certification of non-Burmese origin is required before the import of rubies into the US. Please see our Important Notices and contact the jewellery department for further information.
Stamped 585 and 14KT for 14 carat gold. Stamped ITALY on tongue of clasp. Rubies well matched in colour, few scratches and nicks on the surface. Central diamond gauged to measure approximately 9.50 x 9.48 x 5.48, calculated to weigh approximately 3.00 carats, in our experts' opinion J-K colour, VS2 clarity, graded as far as yellow gold mounting permits. Baguette diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 1.20 carats, on average of G-I colour, VS-SI clarity. All diamonds as gauged and graded in yellow gold mounting. Clasp secure, safety catch to the side. Signs of normal wear to the metal, scratches consistent with use. In good condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Please note that colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's. We do not guarantee, and are not responsible for any certificate from a gemological laboratory that may accompany the property. We do not guarantee that watches are in working order. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue, in particular to the Notice regarding the treatment and condition of gemstones and to the Notice regarding import of Burmese jadeite and rubies into the US. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."