GRAFF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
格拉夫 | 藍寶石 配 鑽石 項鏈
Designed as a cluster of grapes, set with fourteen graduated step-cut sapphires weighing approximately 61.56 carats in total, decorated with sapphire beads and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 410mm, signed Graff, numbered, British hallmark, pouch stamped Graff.
Accompanied by a gemmological report.
Accompanied by GRS report no. GRS2014-067026, dated 10 June 2014, stating that sapphire weighing 7.94 carats is of Ceylon origin, vivid blue colour (GRS type "royal blue"), with indication of thermal treatment. Please refer to the report for further details.
Signed GRAFF, numbered GN7751, stamped AU750 and with British London hallmark for 18 karat white gold. Step-cut sapphires are well-matched, majority are eye-clean, of medium deep violetish blue colour and strong saturation, with very minor typical inclusions. Sapphire beads estimated to weigh approximately 80.50 carats in total, are of medium to medium deep tone, blue to violetish blue colour and medium-low to medium saturation, with typical inclusions and some tiny chips and a few very small cavities but not noticeable when worn. Diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 33.96 carats in total, are mainly about G-H colour, VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting.
Hardly any sign of wear to the metal. Overall in excellent condition. Pouch stamped Graff.
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