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    Sale 1418

    Geneva Magnificent Jewels

    15 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 26

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING

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    Estimate

    A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING
    Set with an oval-cut ruby, weighing approximately 2.83 carats, between half-moon diamonds, ring size 6 ½, mounted in gold
    Accompanied by report no. 88114 dated 30 September 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the ruby is Burma (Myanmar), with no indications of heating, and that the colour may also be called 'pigeon blood red'.
    Report no. 16090126 dated 23 September 2016 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the origin of the ruby is Burma (Myanmar), with no indications of heating, and that the colour may also be called 'pigeon blood red', and and Information sheet on 'Rubies from Mogok, Burma.


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    Please note that lots containing jadeite and/or rubies from Burma or which are of indeterminate origin (marked with the ψ symbol) can now be shipped legally to the US.  The restrictions described in paragraph H 2 (d) of the Conditions of Sale no longer apply.