Jadeite, Ruby and Diamond Parure | 天然翡翠 配 紅寶石 及 鑽石 套裝
Property Of A West Coast Philanthropist
Jadeite, Ruby and Diamond Parure
天然翡翠 配 紅寶石 及 鑽石 套裝
Comprising: a necklace of strawberry and foliate design, set with emerald green carved jadeite leaves and soft green carved jadeite sepals of very good translucency, decorated with rose- and brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 385mm, pendant detachable; a pair of earrings and ring en suite, earrings with post and hinged back fittings, ring size 7; all mounted in 18 karat white and blackened gold.
Jadeite leaves approximately 18.77 x 16.80 x 5.55 to 10.51 x 7.94 x 4.02mm.
Accompanied by three Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates no. SJ 203645, SJ 203647 and SJ 203648, all dated 5 August, 2021, each stating that the jadeite tested is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".
Accompanied by three Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates no. SJ 203645, SJ 203647 and SJ 203648, all dated 5 August, 2021, each stating that the jadeite tested is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Please refer to the certificates for further details. All stamped 750 for 18 karat white and blackened gold. Carved jadeite leaves of even emerald green colour and very good translucency, under strong illumination, minor typical clouds commonly seen in natural jadeite. Carved jadeite sepals of soft green colour and very good translucency, under strong illumination, typical clouds commonly seen in natural jadeite. One round jadeite cabochon on the ring is possibly a replacement, with typical clouds, some to the surface. Rubies are of purplish red colour and medium strong saturation, very minor typical inclusions and abrasions. Diamonds are bright and lively, on average H-I colour, VS clarity, as graded in the mount. Signs of wear to metal consistent with normal use. Overall in very good condition.
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