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Audio (English): A Superb Ruby and Diamond Necklace and Earrings, by James W. Currens for Faidee
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A SUPERB RUBY AND DIAMOND 'RED SCARLET' NECKLACE, BY JAMES W. CURRENS FOR FAIDEE
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A SUPERB RUBY AND DIAMOND 'RED SCARLET' NECKLACE, BY JAMES W. CURRENS FOR FAIDEE

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A SUPERB RUBY AND DIAMOND 'RED SCARLET' NECKLACE, BY JAMES W. CURRENS FOR FAIDEE
DESIGNED AS TWENTY-SIX GRADUATED OVAL-SHAPED RUBIES WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY FROM 5.38 TO 1.27 CARATS, EACH ACCENTED BY A CLUSTER OF MARQUISE AND PEAR-SHAPED DIAMONDS, MOUNTED IN PLATINUM AND 18K YELLOW GOLD, 39.5 CM LONG, IN A BLACK FAIDEE CASE

SIGNED AND WITH MAKER'S MARK FOR JAMES W. CURRENS
ACCOMPANIED BY REPORT NO. 12101076/1 TO 26 DATED 16 OCTOBER 2012 FROM THE GüBELIN GEMMOLOGICAL LABORATORY STATING THAT THE RUBIES WEIGHING 5.38 TO 1.27 CARAT ARE OF BURMA (MYANMAR) ORIGIN, WITH NO INDICATIONS OF HEATING AND THE COLOUR VARIETY OF SOME OF THE RUBIES IN THIS NECKLACE MAY ALSO BE CALLED "PIGEON BLOOD RED" IN THE TRADE; ALSO ACCOMPANIED BY AN APPENDIX STATING THAT THESE GEMSTONES DISPLAY A SATURATED RED COLOUR

ALSO ACCOMPANIED BY REPORT NO. 1137745018 DATED 31 JULY 2012 FROM THE GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA STATING THAT THE NATURAL RUBIES WEIGHING 5.38 TO 1.27 CARAT ARE OF BURMA (MYANMAR) ORIGIN, WITH NO INDICATIONS OF HEATING AND THE COLOUR APPEARANCE OF THIS STONE IS DESCRIBED IN THE TRADE AS "PIGEON'S BLOOD"; ALSO ACCOMPANIED BY A MONOGRAPH AND A LETTER STATING THAT THE RUBIES ARE WONDERFUL EXAMPLES OF THE CLASSIC PIGEON'S BLOOD COLOUR. THE INTENSITY OF THE VIVID RED COLOUR COMBINED WITH THE EXQUISITE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING OF JW CURRENS GIVES THESE GEMS A SENSATION THAT IS A TRULY FITTING SUBJECT FOR DETAILED DOCUMENTATION

TEN REPORTS DATED FROM 14 JULY 2010 TO 3 MAY 2012 FROM THE GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA STATING THAT THE PEAR AND MARQUISE-SHAPED DIAMONDS WEIGHING FROM 1.21 TO 1.00 CARAT RANGE FROM D TO F COLOUR, INTERNALLY FLAWLESS TO VS2 CLARITY

ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY FROM FAIDEE


THE TOTAL WEIGHT OF THE CERTIFIED RUBIES IS 62.46 CARATS
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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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