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    • - Set with thirty-four variously cut rubies, 34.30 carats total
      - Variously cut diamonds, 33.61 carats total
      - Enhanced by tapered baguette-cut rubies, 10.72 carats total
      - 18K white gold and gold
      - Length approximately 40.7 cm

      Gübelin Report: all Burma, no indications of heating, majority: 'Pigeon Blood' red colour
      GIA Report: (one diamond was tested) D colour, Flawless clarity, Excellent Polish

      附瑞士Gübelin及美國GIA證書

    Gübelin Report: all Burma, no indications of heating, majority: 'Pigeon Blood' red colour
    GIA Report: (one diamond was tested) D colour, Flawless clarity, Excellent Polish

    附瑞士Gübelin及美國GIA證書

  • Catalogue Essay

    Ruby, one of the most prized gemstones is celebrated for its vibrant red colour. In particular, ‘pigeon’s blood’ rubies, whose enigmatic term is only bestowed upon the finest rubies, satisfying the strict criterion of optimal saturation, good clarity and intense red hue, is often the most sought-after of its kind. When a set of exceptional rubies are well-matched in tone, saturation and quality, it creates for an impressive design.

    Necklaces, may have been one of the earliest types of adornments worn by humans. As one of the most visible pieces of jewellery decorating the decolletage, it is usually the focal piece which immediately attracts attention. Historically, necklaces were symbolic of authority, status and protection. Nowadays, statement necklaces speak of a wearer’s style and affluence, completing a look exuding magnificence and glamour.

    This exceptional ruby and diamond necklace, features 34 oval and cushion-shaped pigeon’s blood rubies, set with variously shaped rubies and diamonds. Highly articulated, the necklace showcases meticulously set graduated rubies and diamonds, creating a masterpiece that sits well on any neckline


    紅寶石因其豔麗的火紅色澤而備受世人渴慕。只有品質最上乘、飽和度絕佳、淨度極高及色澤濃郁的紅寶石,才能被評為「鴿血紅」色,是紅寶石中最為珍罕的一員。如能將一組不論色彩、飽和度和品質均完美兼容的紅寶石互相組合,便能創造出令人耳目一新的設計。

    項鏈可能是人類最早佩戴的裝飾品之一。項鏈配戴於衣領位置,常成為眾人的目光焦點。綜觀歷史,項鏈往往象徵權力、地位和保護。如今,項鏈的設計五花八門,反映了佩戴者的個人風格和富庶程度,使人煥發華貴氣派,富貴逼人。


    這條紅寶石配鑽石項鏈密鑲 34顆尺寸由大至小漸變的橢圓形及枕形切割「鴿血紅」紅寶石,配上不同形狀的紅寶石和鑽石,設計卓爾不群、靈活多變,能搭配不同服飾風格,實屬佳品。

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A Superb Ruby and Diamond Necklace

- Set with thirty-four variously cut rubies, 34.30 carats total
- Variously cut diamonds, 33.61 carats total
- Enhanced by tapered baguette-cut rubies, 10.72 carats total
- 18K white gold and gold
- Length approximately 40.7 cm

Gübelin Report: all Burma, no indications of heating, majority: 'Pigeon Blood' red colour
GIA Report: (one diamond was tested) D colour, Flawless clarity, Excellent Polish

附瑞士Gübelin及美國GIA證書

Estimate
HK$2,600,000 - 3,600,000 
$330,000-460,000

Sold for HK$3,024,000

Contact Specialist

Charlene Lau
Head of Jewels, Hong Kong
+852 2318 2039
[email protected]

Jewels and Jadeite

Hong Kong Auction 23 June 2022