PAIR OF JADEITE, DIAMOND AND YELLOW SAPPHIRE PENDENT EARRINGS
天然「帝王綠」翡翠 配 鑽石 及 黃色剛玉 吊耳環一對
Each suspending an oval jadeite cabochon of excellent translucency and vivid emerald green colour, within a variously shaped diamond surround, to the similarly top set with matching jadeite cabochons, connected by an oval diamond, reverse embellished with a pear-shaped yellow sapphire and brilliant-cut diamonds, post and butterfly fittings.
Cabochons approximately 15.17 x 14.40 x 6.60 to 12.75 x 11.42 x 3.49mm.
Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 101590, dated 20 February 2020, stating that the jadeite tested is natural, known in trade as "A Jade".
Further accompanied by a Gübelin report stating that the jadeite "may also be called "Imperial Jade" in the trade. This term refers to the finest specimen of "Type A" jadeite jade.
Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates no. KJ 101590 and KJ 101847, dated 20 February 2020 and 26 May 2020 respectively, stating that the jadeite tested are natural, known in trade as "A Jade". Further accompanied by a Gübelin report no. 20051308 / 1 and 2, dated 11 June 2020, stating that "A matched set of four polished jadeites...possess a richly saturated and evenly distributed imperial green colouration, combined with a fine texture." For further details please refer to the certificates and the report.
Butterfly fittings inscribed G18K for 18 karat white gold. Jadeite cabochons estimated to weigh approximately 9.94 carats, 9.81 carats, 5.64 carats and 5.59 carts, well-matched, under strong illumination, there are some minor faint white clouds but not visible under normal lighting, one small cabochon with slightly darker minor faint clouds and one natural blemish near the base but not noticeable when worn. Yellow sapphires are of medium yellow colour and medium light saturation, under 10x magnification, one is nearly loupe-clean and one with minor inclusions, some light abrasions and nicks, but all not visible to the unaided eye. Pear-shaped, oval and brilliant-cut diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 14.00-15.50 carats, are on average about E-F colour, VS-SI clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount.
Metal in near new condition. Overall in excellent condition.
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