Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (26 November 2019)

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Date of Auction: 26th November 2019

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Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

A Burmese ruby and diamond cluster ring, the oval mixed-cut ruby claw set within a cluster surround of brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in white precious metal, shank stamped ‘ALL PLAT’, accompanied by a GCS Ruby Report, ruby approximately 2.2 carats, ring size S. £7,000-£9,000

Condition Report

The ruby is a deep pinky red colour, with some wear to facet edges and a couple of chips to the girdle, the stone has some inclusions, a couple of which catch the light and are visible without magnification; the stone measures approximately 8.3 x 7 x 4mm. The diamonds are bright and lively, all quite clean and white, total diamond weight approximately 0.8 carats. The mount shows some wear, particularly around the edges/sides of the bezel. Bezel measures 14.5 x 13mm. Gross weight 4.9gm.

Footnote

The Gemmological Certification Services Ruby Report, number 79228-91, dated 13th August 2019, confirms that the natural ruby, weighing approximately 2.2 carats, is of Myanmar (Burmese) origin, with no indications of heating.