Lot 9135
  • 9135

Pair of Jadeite, Gem Set and Diamond Earrings

65,000 - 85,000 HKD
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  • Jadeite, Diamond, Ruby, Coloured Diamond, Fire Opal
  • Largest cabochon approximately 4.75 x 3.79 x 1.62mm.
Each designed as a mushroom, the cap pavé-set with circular-cut diamonds and diamonds of brown tint, decorated with cabochon rubies and jadeite cabochons of emerald green colour and very good translucency, to the fire opal stem, mounted in blackened gold, post and butterfly fittings.


Acompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered SJ 154647, dated 1 August 2017, stating that the jadeite tested is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". For further details, please refer to certificate.Metal tested as blackened gold. Jadeite cabochons are of emerald green colour and very good translucency, and under strong illumination, there are typical clouds, occasion dark specks, and some internal fissures with a few surface reaching. Rubies estimated to weigh approximately 0.70 carat in total, of purplish red colour and medium strong saturation, with minor typical inclusions and a few surface reaching, with nicks and abrasions. Fire opals of baroque form, orange colour of light and medium strong saturation, display moderate play-of-colour. Diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 2.00 carats in total, E to F colour, and faint to light yellowish brown and brown colour, SI to I clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting.Signs of very minor wear to the metal, overall in very good condition.
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Catalogue Note

Acompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered SJ 154647, dated 1 August 2017, stating that the jadeite tested is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".