20 October 2010
AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, BY JEAN SCHLUMBERGER, TIFFANY & CO.
Set with an oval cabochon emerald, within a circular-cut diamond foliate surround, to the sculpted 18k gold hoop, mounted in 18k gold and platinum
Signed Schlumberger for Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co.
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