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    Sale 7733

    The London Sale: Jewels

    10 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 85

    A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND RING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NATURAL PEARL AND DIAMOND RING
    The bouton-shaped purplish grey/black natural pearl measuring 18.48 by 11.13 mm to the brilliant-cut diamond surround, the pearl with extensive fracture along the side, later repaired
    Accompanied by report No. 0127790 dated 20 December 2007 from the Gem Testing Laboratory of Great Britain (Gem-A) stating that the pearl was found to be natural with no evidence of treatment

    Please note the damage to the pearl had not occurred when the above mentioned certificate was issued


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