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A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, BY CHAUMET
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A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, BY CHAUMET

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A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, BY CHAUMET
Set with a cushion-shaped ruby, weighing approximately 32.08 carats, to the trapeze-cut diamond shoulders, size 5¾ with ring sizer, with French assay mark for gold, in light brown Chaumet case
Signed and with maker's mark for Chaumet
Accompanied by report no. 61748 dated 11 January 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating; and a letter indicating that 'Its vivid red, poetically referred to as 'pigeon blood', is due to a combination of well-balanced trace elements in the stone, typical and characteristic for fine rubies of the Mogok gemstone tract.'

Report no. 8905028 dated 29 May 1989 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin

Provenance
Luz Mila Patino, Countess du Boisrouvray

Auction in New York, 26 October 1989, lot 47
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).

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