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    Sale 1363

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale (Evening Glamour)

    14 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 316

    A DELICATE COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING

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    A DELICATE COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING
    Set with a heart-shaped fancy orangy-pink diamond weighing 3.07 carats, to the micro pavé-set diamond frame and half-hoop, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold, ring size 6½
    Accompanied by report no. 16303771 dated 30 October 2007 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is Fancy Orangy Pink colour, SI2 clarity

    With a diamond type classification note stating that the diamond 'has been determined to be a type IIa pink diamond. Type IIa pink diamonds are very rare in nature, often have relatively few inclusions and are noted for their mostly homogenous color in the rough. Unlike many other colored diamonds, the color in pink diamonds can not only be caused by impurities, but it may also be a result of the diamond's exposure to heat and pressure during transportation into earth's crust. Type IIa pinks have been found in a number of mining regions of the world. Historically they were found in India (particularly from the Golconda region) and, in more recent times, most notably from Brazil and Africa.


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