Lot 1750
  • 1750

Exquisite Ruby and Diamond Ring, JAR

13,000,000 - 15,000,000 HKD
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  • JAR
  • ruby, diamond, platinum
Set with an oval ruby weighing 8.49 carats, to the single-cut diamond gallery and hoop, mounted in platinum, signed JAR Paris, with French assay and maker's marks. Ring size: 5¾, case stamped JAR Paris.


Accompanied by Gübelin, SSEF and GGTL reports numbered 14100054, 93135 and 14-B-2595, dated 9 October 2014, 26 June, 2017 and 27 August 2014 respectively, all stating that the 8.49ct ruby is natural, of Burmese (Mogok) origin with no indications of heating. For further details, please refer to reports. Signed JAR Paris, with indistinct French assay mark and maker's mark. Mounted in platinum as tested. Ruby is medium dark slightly purplish red with strong saturation, with typical natural inclusions, some surface reaching and minor nicks.on girdle, when inspected under 10X magnification, not noticeable when worn. Single cut diamonds, estimated to weigh approximately 0.25 carat in total, are on average G to H colour, mostly VS clarity as gauged and graded in the mounting. Metal shows signs of wear consistent with use. Overall in very good condition.
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Catalogue Note

Accompanied by Gübelin and SSEF reports numbered 14100054 and 93135, dated 9 October 2014 and 26 June 2017 respectively, stating that the 8.49 carat ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating; also accompanied by SSEF appendix letter stating 'The natural ruby...possesses extraordinary characteristics and merits special mention and appreciation. The ruby is characterised by an attractive and vivid red colour and a fine purity...A natural ruby from Burma of this size and quality can be considered rare and exceptional.'