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    Sale 2717

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    26 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1707

    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING

    Price Realised  

    A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING

    Set with a sugarloaf sapphire weighing 13.53 carats, to the mirco-pavé diamond surround and three quarter-hoop, mounted in platinum, ring size 5¾

    Accompanied by report no. 0508641 dated 24 August 2005 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the 13.53 carat sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating; also accompanied by an appendix stating that the sapphire possesses a richly saturated and homogenous colour, combined with a high degree of transparency and that this remarkable gemstone has been spared of thermal treatment. Such a combination of characteristics is rare in natural Kashmir sapphires of this size

    Report no. CS 36249 dated 24 April 2003 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating that based on available gemological information, it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of the sapphire is Kashmir, heat enhancement: none, clarity enhancement: none


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    US$350,000-450,000