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    Sale 2717

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    26 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1662

    A COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING

    Designed as a butterfly, the wings set with three multi-coloured diamonds weighing 1.11, 1.10, 1.05 carats and a colourless diamond weighing 1.02 carats, to the brilliant-cut pink diamond body and pavé-set diamond quarter-hoop, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, ring size 6

    Accompanied by three reports dated from 3 March 1999 to 14 November 2001 from the Gemological Institute of America with the following detail:

    Report Date Weight Colour Clarity
    11769605 14/11/01 1.11 Fancy light yellow -
    11462075 27/3/01 1.10 Fancy deep orangy yellow -
    10260930 3/3/99 1.05 Fancy dark gray-yellowish green VS1


    With additional comment stating that the 1.05 carat fancy dark gray-yellowish green diamond changes colour temporarily when heated, or when left in darkness for a period of time and is known in the trade as "Chameleon"


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    US$28,000-45,0000