Lot 1889
  • 1889


13,000,000 - 17,000,000 HKD
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Each suspending a drop-shaped sapphire weighing 17.70 and 17.47 carats respectively, linked by button-shaped pearls and diamond beads, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18 karat white gold, hook and clip fittings.


Accompanied by AGL report no. 1093348A and B, dated 24 July 2018, stating that the sapphires are of ClassicTM Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating or clarity enhancement; Also accompanied by a gemmological report. For further details, please refer to reports. Stamped PT950 for platinum and 750 for 18 karat white gold. Sapphires of medium blue colour and strong to moderate saturation, some colour zoning. Typical inclusions, some surface reaching, not noticeable when worn. Button shaped pearls of white body colour, with slightly rosé and green overtones. Very good lustre, some surface abrasions, not noticeable when worn. Diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 3.50-4.00cts in total are on average F to G colour, VS to SI clarity as graded and gauged in the mount. Minor signs of wear to metal consistent use. Overall in very good condition.
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Catalogue Note

Accompanied by AGL report no. 1093348 A and B, dated 24 July 2018, stating that the sapphires are of ClassicTM Kashmir origin, with no gemmological evidence of heat and no clarity enhancement; also accompanied by SSEF and Gübelin reports.