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Van Cleef & Arpels

Diamond, sapphire and emerald ring

From a Private Collection

Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels

Diamond, sapphire and emerald ring

Diamond, sapphire and emerald ring

From a Private Collection

Van Cleef & Arpels

Diamond, sapphire and emerald ring

late 1960s


Of toi et moi and floral design, set with two circular-cut diamonds weighing 1.82 and 1.86 carats respectively, within a frame of circular-cut emeralds and sapphires, the mount enhanced with similarly cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, size 50, sizing band, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay mark for gold and maker's mark.


Accompanied by a copy of a Van Cleef & Arpels insurance valuation from 1968.

Signed VCA, numbered 10063CS, maker's mark for Vassort, located 34, rue Sainte-Anne, 75001 Paris. French assay mark for gold. In our experts' opinion, the circular-cut diamonds weighing 1.86 and 1.82 carats, measuring 8.37 - 8.51 x 4.24mm and 8.13 - 8.34 x 4.20mm, are M+ Colour (light yellow tint), SI- I1 Clarity. Remaining diamonds estimated to weigh a total of approximately 4.00 - 5.00 carats, on average I-K colour, SI-I clarity, as gauged and graded in the mount. Emeralds and sapphires with typical inclusions, some surface reaching, cavities, chips and nicks. Signs of tarnish to the metal, scratches consistent with age and use. In good condition. Gross weigh approximately 25 grams.


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