31 October 2001
Estimate On Request
A MAGNIFICENT CABOCHON JADEITE AND DIAMOND CHOKER
The flexible band set with a series of highly translucent graduated oval cabochons of fine texture and vivid emerald green colour, surrounded by half-moon-shaped jadeite cabochons of matching material within a circular-cut diamond scalloped border, spaced by oval-shaped rose-cut diamonds with diamond-set frame, mounted in 18K white gold, 39.5 cm.
Largest cabochon 17.02 x 13.27 x 6.80 mm.
The total weight of the diamonds is stated to be 13.11 carats
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With certificate JC 22779 dated 4 October 2001 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited stating that the cabochon tested is natural colour jadeite and no polymer is detected.
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