PAIR OF JADEITE, RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS | 天然翡翠 配 紅寶石 及 鑽石 耳墜一對
PAIR OF JADEITE, RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS
天然翡翠 配 紅寶石 及 鑽石 耳墜一對
Each designed as a Buddha's hand holding a jadeite bead, one set with a carved jadeite, and the other pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to a surmount set with an oval ruby, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds.
Overall in very good condition, metal with light scratches commensurate with use. Stamped AU750 for 18 karat white gold, 2R-3.10ct, 2D-0.20ct and 238d-0.99ct referring to the total weights of the rubies and diamonds respectively. The ruby and diamond weights stated in the catalogue description are based on stamped weights. Jadeite of light green to bright green colour, very good translucency, typical clouds commonly seen in natural jadeite. Rubies are of deep purplish red colour and medium strong saturation, typical abrasions and inclusions, a few to the surface. Diamonds are bright and lively. Earrings measuring approximately 41.87 x 10.84mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade and Stone Laboratory certificate no. SJ 196890, dated 5 November 2020, stating that the jadeite tested is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Please refer to the certificate for further details.
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