Orange sapphire and diamond ring

The cushion-shaped orange sapphire weighing 10.46 carats, flanked by 2 calf's-head-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.70 carats, mounted in platinum, size 6¼. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD

NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report no. 2105435587 stating that the sapphire is natural, indications of heating.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's