Property of a Palm Beach Lady
EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, MARTIN KATZ
Centering a cushion-cut emerald weighing 9.77 carats, framed by single-cut emeralds, the mounting further highlighted by single-cut diamonds, size 5½, with sizing beads, with maker's mark, numbered 39908.
Accompanied by AGL report no. 1104166 dated October 4, 2019 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: none.
Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 12055302 dated May 11, 2012 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: none.
In very good condition. Shank interior stamped PT950 for platinum. The emerald weighing 9.77 carats is medium to medium deep tone, green hue, strong saturation, slightly included with scattered inclusions to the edges of the stone, most notably two feathers at opposite corners under the crown. The accenting single-cut emeralds are medium light green color, eye-clean to slightly included. The diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.45 carat are approximately F-G color, VVS-VS clarity. Shank interior fitted with sizing beads. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1104166 dated October 4, 2019 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: none. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 12055302 dated May 11, 2012 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: none. Please note that a duplicate rendering of this lot, along with an updated certificate of authenticity will be provided for the purchaser. Please contact the Jewelry Department for additional information.
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