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    Sale 12573

    Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1906

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING
    Set with an oval-shaped ruby, weighing approximately 2.19 carats, flanked by oval-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum and gold, ring size 5
    Accompanied by report no. 1187601600 dated 29 October 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the ruby is of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating and the color appearance of this stone is described in the trade as "Pigeon's Blood"
    US$25,000-38,000


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    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).