PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
TSAVORITE GARNET AND DIAMOND RING
8.18卡拉 天然「東非」沙弗來石 配 鑽石 戒指
Set with an oval tsavorite garnet, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds.
In very good condition. Signs of very minor wear to the metal. Mounting stamped 750 for 18 karat white gold, T8.18 and D1.80 referring to the weight of the tsavorite garnet and total weight of the diamonds respectively. Diamond weight stated in the catalogue description is based on the stamped weight. Tsavorite garnet is of medium deep green colour and strong saturation, with some typical inclusions, a few minor fine line scratches and one very tiny chip but all only noticeable under close inspection. Diamonds are bright and lively. Overall width of the swirl top measuring approximately 32.30mm. Accompanied by GRS report no. GRS2016-028073, dated 2 February 2016, stating that the tsavorite garnet is of East African origin, with no indication of thermal treatment. Please refer to the report for further details.
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