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    Sale 1363

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale (Evening Glamour)

    14 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 328

    AN EXQUISITE DIAMOND RING, BY DAVID MORRIS

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    AN EXQUISITE DIAMOND RING, BY DAVID MORRIS
    Set with a cushion-shaped rectangular-cut diamond weighing 5.38 carats, to the single-cut diamond gallery and calibré-cut diamond half hoop, mounted in platinum, ring size 8¼
    Signed David Morris, no. 934
    Accompanied by report no. 0111201 dated 03 December 2001 from the Gübelin Gem Lab stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity

    With a note stating that the diamond 'possesses an antique cutting style which is rarely encountered in the gem trade today. In addition, this diamond is classified as a type IIa (chemically very pure type of natural diamond). It displays a colour and degree of transparency which are particular to the finest of these unique gemstones. Diamonds of this type, exhibiting an antique cutting style as well as a superior quality, are very rare and will most certainly evoke references to the historic term of "Golconda".'i


    And accompanied by report no. 11372271 dated 07 December 2000 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, Internally Flawless clarity


    For a note on Golconda diamonds, please refer to lot 384.


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    Please refer to lot 384 for a note on Golconda diamonds

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR