AN IMPORTANT RUBY AND DIAMOND 'FLORA' NECKLACE, BY BULGARI
AN IMPORTANT RUBY AND DIAMOND 'FLORA' NECKLACE, BY BULGARI
AN IMPORTANT RUBY AND DIAMOND 'FLORA' NECKLACE, BY BULGARI
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AN IMPORTANT RUBY AND DIAMOND 'FLORA' NECKLACE, BY BULGARI

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AN IMPORTANT RUBY AND DIAMOND 'FLORA' NECKLACE, BY BULGARI
The bib necklace, designed as an openwork panel of thirty oval-shaped rubies weighing approximately from 7.00 to 1.21 carats, connected by keystone and whistle-cut diamond overlapping circular links, interspersed by pear-shaped diamond florets, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, extending to the backchain, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 36.0 cm long, in black leather Bulgari case

Signed Bulgari
Accompanied by report no. 0512057/1 to 22 dated 14 December 2005 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the twenty-two rubies weighing from 3.03 to 1.21 carat is of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating

Eight reports dated 27 March 2003 to 11 November 2004 from the Gem Research Swiss Lab stating that the eight rubies weighing from 7.00 to 3.16 carat are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indication of thermal treatment

Please note that the certificates are more than 5 years old and might require an update


The total weight of the certified rubies is 83.71 carat
Literature
Amanda Triossi, Bulgari: 125 Years of Italian Magnificence, Milan (2011), page 310

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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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