Pair of 'Imperial Jade' Jadeite and Diamond Earrings | 天然「帝王綠」翡翠 配 鑽石 耳環一對
Pair of 'Imperial Jade' Jadeite and Diamond Earrings
天然「帝王綠」翡翠 配 鑽石 耳環一對
Each set with an oval jadeite cabochon weighing 7.50 and 7.44 carats respectively, of intense emerald green colour and very good translucency, to the brilliant-cut diamond surround, mounted in 18 karat white gold, post and butterfly fittings.
Jadeite cabochons approximately 14.73 x 11.36 x 5.25mm and 14.70 x 11.45 x 5.02mm.
Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 104405 and KJ 104406, dated 29 July 2022, stating that the jadeite are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Also accompanied by Gübelin report no. 22081235/1 and 2, dated 23 August 2022, stating that the jadeite are natural, '...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 certificate no. KJ 104405 and KJ 104406, dated 29 July 2022, stating that the jadeite are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Also accompanied by Gübelin report no. 22081235/1 and 2, dated 23 August 2022, stating that the jadeite are natural, '...may also be called "Imperial Jade" in the trade. Please refer to the certificate and report for further details. Stamped 750 for 18 karat white gold. Jadeite cabochons are of intense emerald green colour and very good translucency, with some minor clouds, commonly seen in natural jadeite, not noticeable under normal lighting. Diamonds are bright and lively, on average about H colour, VS clarity, as graded in the mount. Overall in very good condition.
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