RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1880 [紅寶石配鑽石項鏈，約1880年]
180,000 - 280,000 CHF
RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CIRCA 1880
Of garland design, set with circular-cut, cushion- and pear-shaped rubies and similarly cut and rose diamonds, one diamond deficient, inner circumference approximately 380mm.
Accompanied by a gemmological report.
Accompanied by CISGEM report no.2107, stating that the forty-eight rubies, measuring from approximately 1.90 x 1.90mm to 5.50 x 7.60 x 3.64mm, are for the most part of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Stamped 585 for 14 carat gold. Diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 27.00 - 29.00 carats, I-K colour, SI-I clarity. Rubies purplish red of medium strong saturation. For more information on the rubies, please refer to the CISGEM report. Condition consistent with age. Gross weight approximately 102 grams.
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