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    Sale 12573

    Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2033

    A RARE DIAMOND RING

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    Estimate

    A RARE DIAMOND RING
    Set with an old mine-cut diamond, weighing approximately 9.06 carats, mounted in gold, ring size 5¼
    Accompanied by report no. 2165872148 dated 11 December 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, internally flawless clarity; and a Diamond Type Classification letter stating that the diamond has been determined to be Type IIa


    Report no. 14120156 dated 17 December 2014 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the diamond is D colour, internally flawless clarity and Type IIa; also accompanied by an appendix stating that the type IIa diamond of 9.06 ct display an antique cutting style as well as a superior quality in purity of colour and transparency unique to the finest of type IIa diamonds. Diamonds of this kind, seldom encountered in the gem trade today, are extremely rare and comparable to those famous and exquisite diamonds which originated from the kingdom of “Golconda”


    US$1,000,000-1,500,000


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