• Jewels at South Kensington auction at Christies

    Sale 5641

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    A ruby and diamond cluster ring

    Price Realised  


    A ruby and diamond cluster ring
    The oval ruby, weighing 3.761 carats, to a brilliant-cut diamond twin row stepped border
    Accompanied by report No. 54471 dated 29th September 2009 from the Swiss Gemmological Institute, SSEF, stating that the ruby weighing 3.761 carats was found to be natural and showed no indications of heating, origin: Mogok, Burma (Myanmar)

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    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium
    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. Please be advised that a purchasers inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).