Accompanied by GIA report no. 5202974988, stating that the pear brilliant-cut diamond weighing 20.00 carats, measuring 22.58 x 14.90 x 9.92 mm, is E colour, VVS2 clarity, together with a copy of an Harry Winston invoice, dated 24 April 1974.
Unsigned, maker's mark for Jacques Timey, stamped pt950 for platinum. Inscribed 20.00 referring to the carat weight of the diamond. Side diamonds bright and lively. Scratches to the metal consistent with age and wear. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 10 grams.
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