• Jewels : The Geneva Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 1371

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale

    18 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 214

    AN IMPORTANT TWO-STONE COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING, BY WOLFERS

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    AN IMPORTANT TWO-STONE COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND RING, BY WOLFERS
    Set with a rectangular-cut fancy intense blue diamond weighing 3.30 carats and a rectangular-cut diamond weighing 3.90 carats to the tapered baguette shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 5
    Signed Wolfers, no. 0/7788
    Accompanied by report no. 2105997532 dated 10 August 2009 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond weighing 3.30 carats is Fancy Intense Blue colour, VVS2 clarity

    With a working diagram stating that the diamond is Potentially Internally Flawless

    Accompanied by report no. 5101999840 dated 12 August 2009 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond weighing 3.90 carats is E colour, VS2 clarity


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    The current owner's great grandfather was the President of Union Minière (formerly Belgium Congo). The diamonds have been in the family since they were found circa 1930 and were subsequently mounted by Wolfers.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF TWO SISTERS