COLORED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING, DAVID MICHAEL
Designed as a viola, centering a round Fancy Pink diamond weighing 0.65 carat, the petals decorated and accented with numerous round near colorless diamonds and diamonds of pink and yellow hue, size 6¼, unsigned. With signed box.
Accompanied by GIA report no. 2155282954 dated March 27, 2013 stating that the diamond is Fancy Pink, Natural Color, SI2 clarity.
Accompanied by an Argyle Pink Diamonds Authenticity document no. 102129 dated July 15, 2013 stating that the diamond weighing 0.65 carat originated from the Argyle Diamond Mine, Western Australia.
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from David Michael.
In good condition. Shank interior stamped Plat. Although unsigned, the ring will be signed by David Michael Jewels for the purchaser following the auction. The accenting near colorless diamonds stated to weigh a total of 1.79 carats are approximately D-F color, VS clarity, some examples H-J color, SI clarity. The fancy colored diamonds stated to weigh a total of 4.32 carats range from medium light pink, medium light to medium yellow, medium light brown and medium light blue-green color, predominantly VS-SI clarity with some I1 clarity examples. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from David Michael. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2155282954 dated March 27, 2013 stating that the diamond is Fancy Pink, Natural Color, SI2 clarity. Accompanied by an Argyle Pink Diamonds Authenticity document no. 102129 dated July 15, 2013 stating that the diamond weighing 0.65 carat originated from the Argyle Diamond Mine, Western Australia. Accompanied by a gem identification and authenticity document from Argyle Pink Diamonds dated July 15, 2013.
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