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    Sale 2717

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    26 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1649

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE

    Price Realised  

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND NECKLACE

    Designed as a line of thirty-nine graduated oval-shaped rubies alternating with oval-shaped diamonds, mounted in white gold, 40.0 cm long

    Accompanied by report no. GRS2008-071624 dated 10 July 2008 from the Gem Research Swiss Lab stating that the thirty-nine oval-shaped rubies weighing a total of 60.26 carats are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, vivid red colour (GRS type "pigeon's blood"), with no indication of thermal treatment


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    US$280,000-390,000

    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s 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).