A Rare and Very Fine Ruby and Diamond Ring

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    • One cushion-shaped ruby, 6.02 carats

    • Six oval diamonds in the surround, totalling 5.64 carats

    • 18 karat white and yellow gold

    • Size 6

    (6.02-carat Ruby)
    Gübelin report, numbered 16097335, dated 17 September 2016, Burma, no indications of heating, pigeon blood red.
    The Gübelin Appendix states that this ruby 'possesses a richly saturated and homogenous colour. The colour variety of this gemstone may also be called "pigeon's blood red" in the trade[...]such a combination of characteristics are rare in natural rubies of this size.'
    SSEF report, numbered 86592, dated 27 June 2016, Burma, no indications of heating, pigeon blood red.
    The SSEF Appendix Letter states that 'The described ruby exhibits a remarkable size [...], combined with an attractive and saturated red colour and a fine purity [...] A natural ruby from Burma of this size and quality is rare and exceptional.'
    With SSEF Premium Appendix

    (Six oval Diamonds)
    Six GIA reports, 0.90 to 0.98 carat, D colour, VVS1 to VVS2 clarity

    附瑞士Gübelin、SSEF證書及SSEF Premium Appendix特別書函
    另附六張美國GIA證書

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A Rare and Very Fine Ruby and Diamond Ring

6.02克拉「緬甸」天然鴿血紅紅寶石配鑽石戒指

Estimate
HK$17,000,000 - 20,000,000 
$2,200,000-2,500,000

sold for HK$17,480,000

Contact Specialist
Terry Chu
Head of Jewellery, Asia, Senior Director
+852 2318 2038

Jewels and Jadeite

Hong Kong Auction 29 May 2017