15 November 2007,
Price realised CHF 97,000
Estimate CHF 88,000 - CHF 110,000
A FINE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING
Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing 4.26 carats, to the pavé-set diamond surround and double hoop, mounted in 18k white gold
Accompanied by report no. 0708096 dated 16 August 2007 from the Gübelin Gem Lab stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating.
Report no. 46147 dated 29 March 2006 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating
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