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    Sale 1991

    Jewels: The New York Sale

    16 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 304

    A PAIR OF EXCEPTIONAL DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS

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    A PAIR OF EXCEPTIONAL DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS
    Each suspending a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 4.56 and 5.06 carats, to the circular-cut diamond link and micro pavé-set diamond hoop, mounted in platinum
    With reports 10797301 and 16433516 dated 6 November 2007 and 4 December 2007 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamonds are D color, internally flawless clarity

    Each accompanied by a supplemental letter stating that the diamonds have been determined to be Type IIa diamonds. 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 diamonds, the 530.20 carat Cullinan and the 105.60 carat Koh-i-noor, are examples of Type IIa

    Each also accompanied by reports 0801646 and 0801647 dated 5 February 2008 from the Gübelin Gem Lab stating that based on the infrared spectrum, the diamonds are classified as Type IIa diamonds


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