15 November 2016,
Price realised CHF 137,500
CHF 20,000 - CHF 30,000
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING
Set with a cushion-shaped emerald, weighing approximately 4.37 carats, between cushion-shaped diamond shoulders, ring size 6, mounted in platinum
Accompanied by report no. CS1074828 dated 11 May 2016 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating that the origin of the emerald is Colombia, with no clarity enhancement.
Report no. 16045244 dated 26 April 2016 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the origin of the emerald is Colombia, with no indications of clarity enhancement, and an Information sheet on 'Untreated emeralds'.
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