• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 192

    A COLORED DIAMOND RING

    Price Realised  

    A COLORED DIAMOND RING
    Set with a cut-cornered rectangular-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing approximately 9.83 carats, flanked on either side by two graduated baguette-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k gold
    With report 10655670 dated 24 February 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy vivid yellow, natural color, internally flawless clarity

    Accompanied by a supplemental letter dated 23 February 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond has been determined to be a Type Ia diamond. Type Ia diamonds are the most commonly encountered diamond type and occur in a range of colors from near-colorless to yellow and brown. Because of their historic occurrence in South Africa. Type Ia diamonds are often called "Cape" diamonds. Today, diamonds of this type have been found in all major diamond-producing regions of the world. Among famous gem diamonds, the 127.00 carat Portuguese and the 101.29 carat Allnatt are examples of Type Ia


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