• Jewels for Hope: The Collectio auction at Christies

    Sale 4000

    Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs Lily Safra

    14 May 2012, Geneva

  • Lot 28

    A RUBY FLOWER BROOCH, BY JAR

    Price Realised  

    A RUBY FLOWER BROOCH, BY JAR
    Designed as a Camellia flowerhead, entirely pavé-set with rubies weighing a total of approximately 173.09 carats, mounted in silver and gold, 2003, 8.0 cm, with French assay mark for gold, in pink leather JAR case
    Signed JAR Paris


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. Please be advised that a purchasers 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).


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the brooch is accompanied by report no. 63390 dated 11 May 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 20 larger rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.