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    Sale 2628

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 3103

    AN IMPORTANT UNMOUNTED DIAMOND

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN IMPORTANT UNMOUNTED DIAMOND
    Weighing 10.98 carats
    Accompanied by report no. 14797475 dated 2 October 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 10.98 carat diamond is D colour, flawless clarity, with excellent cut, polish and symmetry
    Also accompanied by a supplemental letter stating the 10.98 carat diamond has been determined to be a type IIa. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. Type IIa diamonds were first identified as originating from India (particularly from the Golconda region) but have since been recovered in all major diamond-producing regions of the world. Among famous gem diamonds, the 530.20 carat Cullinan and the 105.60 carat Koh-i-noor, are examples of Type IIa


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    US$1,700,000-2,300,000

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY