SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
Set with a cabochon sapphire stated to weigh 32.55 carats, the necklace set throughout with pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, highlighted with diamonds of orange tint, length approximately 380mm.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 98159, stating that the sapphire shows indications of heating.
Please note that the diamonds of orange tint have not been tested for natural colour origin.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 98159, stating that the cabochon sapphire, weighing 32.55 carats, measuring 19.13 x 18.47 x 12.38mm, shows indications of heating.
Stamped PT950 for platinum. Inscribed SC 32.55, SC 0.69, DP14.28, B10.96, and BJ3.92. The cabochon sapphire measuring approximately 18.71 x 17.87 x 12.38mm, stated to weigh 32.55 carats, blue of medium strong saturation, with typical inclusions visible under close inspection, minor abrasions. Near colourless diamonds stated to weigh a total of 25.24 carats, on average G-H colour, VS clarity, as graded in the mount. Diamonds of yellow tint stated to weigh a total of 3.92 carats. Minor evidence of wear to the metal. In very good condition. Gross weight approximately 64 grams.
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