Jahan | Important sapphire and diamond parure | Jahan | 藍寶石配鑽石首飾套裝
330,000 - 420,000 CHF
Property from a Royal Family
Important sapphire and diamond parure
Jahan | 藍寶石配鑽石首飾套裝
Comprising: a necklace set with marquise-, pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, the front set with oval sapphires alternating with marquise-shaped diamonds, supporting a pendant set with a step-cut sapphire weighing 60.17 carats within a frame of pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, together with an additional link similarly set, length approximately 370mm or 420mm, detachable pendant may be worn as a brooch, a pair of pendent ear clips, clip and collapsible post fittings, and a bracelet, together with an unillustrated additional link similarly set, length approximately 155mm or 180mm, one diamond deficient, signed Jahan.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 116564, stating that the sapphire weighing 60.17 carats is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating, with a weak colour-change, together with an appendix letter; also accompanied by SSEF report no. 116562 and no. 116563, stating that the remaining sapphires are of Ceylon origin, with indications of heating.
Please note that the additional bracelet link set with a sapphire is unillustrated.
Accompanied by SSEF report no. 116564, stating that the sapphire weighing 60.17 carats, measuring 24.32 x 17.45 x 15.20mm, is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating, with a weak colour-change, together with an appendix letter; together with SSEF report no. 116562 and no. 116563, stating that the remaining sapphires are of Ceylon origin, with indications of heating. Also accompanied by Gübelin report no. 9702192, dated 5 March 1997, stating that the sapphire weighing 60.17 carats, is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.
Signed JAHAN, stamped Pt900 for platinum and 750 for 18 carat gold. Step-cut sapphire weighing 60.17 carats of violetish blue and blue colour, medium strong saturation, with some typical inclusions, silk, nicks and chips visible under 10x magnification. Remaining sapphires well matched in colour, blue to violetish blue of medium strong saturation, with typical inclusions, some surface reaching, minor chips and abrasions. For further information about the sapphires, please refer to the gemmological reports. Diamonds stated to weigh a total of approximately 100.55 carats, on average F- J Colour, IF - VS clarity. Scratches to the metal consistent with age and use. One diamond deficient. In overall good condition. Total gross weight approximately 188 grams.
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