A STUNNING PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS, BY ETCETERA
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A STUNNING PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS, BY ETCETERA

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A STUNNING PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND EAR PENDANTS, BY ETCETERA
Each suspending an oval-shaped ruby weighing 5.02 and 4.24 carats, within a pear-shaped diamond floral surround, spaced by a marquise-cut diamond, to the pear-shaped diamond surmount, mounted in 18k white gold, 4.5 cm long

With maker's mark for Etcetera
Accompanied by two reports nos. 0606555 dated 5 July 2006 and 0611546 dated 6 December 2006 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the 5.02 and 4.24 carat rubies are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating; this colour variety of ruby may also be called "pigeon's blood red" in the trade

Accompanied by two reports nos. GRS2005-091122 dated 12 September 2005 and GRS2006-111356 dated 10 November 2006 from the Gem Research Swiss Lab stating that the 5.02 and 4.25 carat rubies are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, vivid red colour (GRS type "pigeon's blood"), with no indication of thermal treatment; with a special comment stating that the 4.25 carat magnificent Burmese ruby possess an extremely rare combination of fine colour, excellent brilliancy, exceptional clarity (eye-clean) and well-balanced proportions. The 5.02 carat ruby is accompanied by a special comment stating that rare combination of size over 5 carats, with excellent transparency and brilliancy and fine colour are rarely encountered

Also accompanied by six reports dated from 15 July 2004 to 23 August 2010 from from the Gemological Institute of America with the following details:

Report Date Weight Colour Clarity Cut
2117396411 23/08/10 2.02 F VS2 Pear
6117823293 22/03/10 2.01 E VS2 Pear
15808786 26/04/07 1.40 F SI1 Pear
13444983 15/07/04 1.37 D IF Pear
15502506 05/02/07 0.71 F SI1 Marquise
16005832 03/07/07 0.70 F VS1 Marquise

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Special notice

Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s 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).

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