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'THE DUPONT RUBY'
AN EXQUISITE RUBY, EMERALD, DIAMOND AND NATURAL PEARL BROOCH
Cushion mixed-cut ruby of 11.20 carats, rectangular and trapezoid-shaped emerald, French, old and marquise-cut diamonds, pearls, platinum and 18k gold, 2 5/8 ins.
AGL, 2019, report no. 1104074: 11.20 carats, Classic Burma, no gemological evidence of heat
Accompanied by a letter from the AGL attesting to the fine quality and rarity of the ruby, describing the hue as 'Pigeon Blood'
SSEF, 2019, report no. 110594: 11.205 carats, Burma, no indications of heating, Pigeon Blood red
Accompanied by an Appendix Letter and Premium Appendix from the SSEF
GIA, 2019, report no. 5201664020: Natural saltwater pearls, no indications of treatment