15 November 2016
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING
Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, within a rose and single-cut diamond twin surround, ring size 7
Accompanied by report no. 88217 dated 5 October 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the sapphire is Kashmir, with no indications of heating.
Report no. 16090152 dated 28 September 2016 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the origin of the sapphire is Kashmir, with no indications of heating.
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