15 November 2016
A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND EARRINGS
Each oval-cut sapphire, weighing approximately 12.17 and 9.89 carat, within a diamond-set surround and openwork gallery with paisley motifs, to the diamond line suspension and sapphire and diamond cluster surmount, 4.0 cm, mounted in gold
Accompanied by report no. 88022 dated 28 September 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the two largest sapphires is Ceylon (Sri Lanka), with no indications of heating, the two smaller sapphires with indications of heating.
Report no. 16080129/1 and 2 dated 12 September 2016 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the origin of 3 sapphires is Madagascar; 3 sapphires with no indications of heating, 1 with indication of heating.
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