18 November 2009,
Price realised CHF 108,600
Estimate CHF 65,000 - CHF 85,000
A PAIR OF DIAMOND EAR STUDS
Each set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 3.38 and 3.28 carats, mounted in white gold
Accompanied by report no. 14137649 dated 4 January 2005 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond weighing 3.38 carats is F colour, SI1 clarity
Accompanied by report no. 14619738 dated 20 September 2005 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond weighing 3.28 carats is G colour, VS2 clarity
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