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    Sale 2393

    Magnificent Jewellery & Jadeite Jewellery

    28 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2203

    A PARAIBA TOURMALINE AND DIAMOND RING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PARAIBA TOURMALINE AND DIAMOND RING

    Set with an oval-shaped paraiba tourmaline weighing approximately 17.49 carats, to the brilliant-cut diamond surround, gallery and hoop, mounted in platinum, ring size 5¾

    With report no. 0608015 dated 8 August 2006 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the 17.49 carat paraiba is natural elbaite tourmaline

    Accompanied by a note stating that the bright vivid blue and green 'Paraíba colours' (sometimes also referred to as 'electric blue' or 'neon green'in the trade) are caused by varying amounts of the elements copper and manganese and these colours have not been seen in any other gemstone variety


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