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    Sale 2160

    Jewels: The New York Sale

    22 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 199

    A DIAMOND CHANDELIER RING

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    A DIAMOND CHANDELIER RING
    Set with a cut-cornered triangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 11.91 carats, suspending an articulated fringe of tapered baguette-cut diamonds, to the platinum hoop
    With report 17492429 dated 18 November 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, internally flawless clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetry

    Accompanied by a supplemental letter stating that the diamond has been determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. Type IIa diamonds were first identified as originating from India (particularly from the Golconda region) but have since been recovered in all major diamond-producing regions of the world. Among famous gem diamond, the 530.20 carat Cullinan and the 105.60 carat Koh-i-noor, are examples of Type IIa


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