• Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2736

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2346

    A PAIR OF ALEXANDRITE AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF ALEXANDRITE AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS
    Each designed as a flower, centering upon an oval-shaped alexandrite weighing 1.91 and 1.84 carats, within an oval-shaped alexandrite surround, joined to a brilliant-cut diamond spacer, surmounted by an oval-shaped alexandrite weighing 1.46 and 1.39 carats, mounted in platinum, 3.1 cm long

    Accompanied by four reports nos. 0810071, 0810070, 0811083 and 0811082 dated 5 November and 3 December 2008 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the four alexandrites weighing 1.91, 1.84, 1.46 and 1.39 carats are natural chrysoberyls of Brazil origin, colour change in daylight: bluish-green, in incandescent light: purple, with additional comment stating that this gemstone displays a pronounced colour-change
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    US$48,000-70,000