15 November 2016
THE PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTOR
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET
Composed of an alternating line of graduated rectangular-cut emeralds and twin baguette-cut diamond links, each emerald flanked by two circular-cut diamonds, 17.5 cm
Accompanied by report no. 88037 dated 28 September 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of nine emeralds is Colombia, the origin of two emeralds is Russia, the origin of one emerald is Brazil and the origin of one emerald is Afghanistan, all with minor to moderate amount of oil.
The three largest emeralds further accompanied by report no. 12070073 dated 25 July 2012 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the origin of two emeralds is Colombia and the origin of one emerald is Russia, the three with indications of minor clarity enhancement.
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