From an Important Private Collection
IMPORTANT FANCY INTENSE BLUE DIAMOND RING, 'DUET', SOTHEBY'S DIAMONDS
Of toi et moi design, set with a pear-shaped fancy intense blue diamond weighing 3.03 carats and a similarly cut diamond weighing 2.82 carats, the mount pavé-set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, size 53, signed Sotheby's Diamonds by JdG, numbered, maker's mark.
Accompanied by GIA report no. 5111671097, stating that the diamond weighing 3.03 carats is Fancy Intense Blue, Natural Colour, I1 Clarity; and no. 5121747081, stating that the diamond weighing 2.82 carats is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be Internally Flawless after minor repolishing.
Accompanied by GIA report no. 5111671097, dated 1 April 2019, stating that the pear-shaped diamond weighing 3.03 carats, measuring 11.96 x 7.28 x 4.92mm, is Fancy Intense Blue, Natural Colour, I1 Clarity; and no. 5121747081, dated 25 March 2019, stating that the pear-shaped diamond weighing 2.82 carats, measuring 11.82 x 7.84 x 5.10mm, is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity; together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be Internally Flawless after minor repolishing.
Signed Sotheby's Diamonds by JdG, numbered R2108, stamped OR 750 and Pt950 for 18 carat gold and platinum. Inscribed 3.03cts FIB and 2.32cts DIF referring to the two largest diamonds. Stated remaining total diamond weight 0.88 carats. Overall in very good condition. Gross weight approximately 9 grams.
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Sotheby's Diamonds, James de Givenchy collection, 2011.