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Attractive Sapphire and diamond ring, Faraone, circa 1970. photo courtesy Sothebys

Centring on an octagonal sapphire weighing 12.76 carats, within a ballerina setting of baguette and tapered baguette diamonds, the shoulders set with similar stones, mounted in platinum, Italian assay and maker's marks, size 50, with ring sizer. Est. 200,000—300,000 CHF. Lot Sold 722,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1007141 stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating.

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Fine Sapphire and diamond brooch. photo courtesy Sothebys

Set with an oval sapphire weighing 16.98 carats and circular-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and yellow gold. Est. 50,000—80,000 CHF. Lot Sold 158,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1009254 stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

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Fine Sapphire and Diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys

The step-cut sapphire weighing 9.10 carats, to a hoop decorated with brilliant-cut stones, mounted in platinum, size 52. Est. 70,000—90,000 CHF. Lot Sold 146,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1010079 and GRS report no. GRS2009-030961, both stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond brooch, 1900. photo courtesy Sothebys

Centring on a cushion-shaped sapphire in a cut-down collet, embellished with two rows of circular-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and silver. Est. 70,000—90,000 CHF. Lot Sold 146,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1005205 stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys

The cushion-shaped cabochon sapphire weighing 20.60 carats, flanked by baguettes, mounted in platinum, size 51½.. Est. 120,000—180,000 CHF. Lot Sold 122,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0910578 and by AGL report no. CS 41300, both stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond demi-parure, late 1930s. photo courtesy Sothebys

Comprising: a necklace designed as a suite of rectangular- and square-cut sapphires alternating with baguette diamonds, bordered by circular-, single-cut and baguette diamonds, the front centring on a larger step-cut sapphire, length approximately 500mm; and a bracelet en suite, length approximately 180mm. Est. 70,000—100,000 CHF. Lot Sold 112,900 CHF

Accompanied by SSEF report no.54066 stating that nine stones are of Burmese origin, two of Kashmir origin and the remaining of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys

The step-cut sapphire weighing 4.90 carats, set between baguette diamond bow shoulders, mounted in platinum, size 54½. Est. 40,000—60,000 CHF. Lot Sold 112,900 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1009256 stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond brooch. photo courtesy Sothebys

The cushion-shaped sapphire to a pierced octagonal frame set with circular- and single-cut diamonds. Est. 14,000—18,000 CHF. Lot Sold 104,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1009261 stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond ring, Sabbadini. photo courtesy Sothebys

Centring on an octagonal step-cut sapphire, between triangular diamond shoulders, mounted in yellow gold, size 52, Italian assay and maker's marks. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 98,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 9605078 stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of thermal treatment.

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Pair of sapphire and diamond earrings. photo courtesy Sothebys

Each suspending a pear-shaped sapphire weighing respectively 7.42 and 7.85 carats, to a border and surmount set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and platinum. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 80,500 CHF

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Sapphire, ruby and diamond necklace. photo courtesy Sothebys

Designed as a series of baguette diamonds bordered by brilliant-cut stones, embellished at the front with three cabochon sapphires weighing respectively 14.48, 23.71 and 50.44 carats and a cabochon ruby weighing 15.55 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 450mm. Est. 50,000—70,000 CHF. Lot Sold 69,700 CHF

Accompanied by four AGL reports: no. CS42115 and CS42116 stating that the sapphires weighing respectively 23.71 and 50.44 carats are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heat enhancement; no. CS42113 stating that the sapphire weighing 14.48 carats, is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heat enhancement and no. CS42114 stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heat enhancement.

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Sapphire and diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys

The oval sapphire weighing 19.19 carats, set within a frame of brilliant-cut diamonds, between shoulders decorated with a pair of pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in white gold, size 54, with ring sizer. Est. 50,000—70,000 CHF. Lot Sold 62,500 CHF

Accompanied by AGTA report no.96002410 stating that the sapphire shows no indications of heating.

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Pair of sapphire and diamond ear clips and a brooch. photo courtesy Sothebys

Each ear clip of cluster design, set with oval sapphires, brilliant-cut, pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds, together with a brooch en suite. Est; 40,000—60,000 CHF. Lot Sold 60,000 CHF

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Sapphire and diamond brooch. photo courtesy Sothebys

The stylised bow set with baguette and tapered baguette diamonds, to a shield-shaped stone suspending a pear-shaped sapphire weighing 24.29 carats, mounted in platinum, French import marks. Est. 30,000—40,000 CHF. Lot Sold 58,750 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1010110 stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond bracelet, 1930s. photo courtesy Sothebys

The central panel highlighted with a round cabochon sapphire set within a surround of baguette and circular-cut diamonds and calibré-cut sapphires, continuing to a mesh of sapphire beads and single-cut stones, accented with arched diamond set motifs and two cabochon sapphires, length approximately 165mm. Est. 40,000—60,000 CHF. Lot Sold 56,250 CHF

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Sapphire and diamond bracelet, 1930s. photo courtesy Sothebys

Set with baguette, brilliant-, circular- and step-cut diamonds, oval and circular-cut sapphires, mounted in platinum, length approximately 195mm. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 55,000 CHF

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Sapphire and diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys

The cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 19.34 carats, to a bombé mount set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and yellow gold, size 55, with ring sizer, French export marks. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 52,500 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1007244 stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond bracelet. photo courtesy Sothebys

Set with baguette and tapered baguette, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds and step-cut sapphires, mounted in platinum, length approximately 170mm, French import marks. Est. 35,000—55,000 CHF. Lot Sold 43,750 CHF

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Seed pearl, sapphire and diamond lariat, photo courtesy Sothebys

Suspending two tassels of seed pearls and sapphire beads, to a fluted open work cupola mount millegrain-set with rose and single-cut diamonds, to a chain set with similar gems and spectacle set circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 940mm. Est. 8,000—11,000 CHF. Lot Sold 42,500 CHF

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Pair of sapphire and diamond pendent earrings. photo courtesy Sothebys

Each set to the surmount with a stylised lotus motif suspending two open work links millegrain-set with single- and circular-cut diamonds, to an oval sapphire drop framed by single-cut stones. Est. 10,000—15,000 CHF. Lot Sold 41,250 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1009260 stating that the sapphires show no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys

The cushion-shaped sapphire to shoulders set with brilliant-cut, marquise-shaped and baguette diamonds, mounted in gold, size 50, with sizing beads. Est. 8,000—12,000 CHF. Lot Sold 40,000 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1009258 stating that the sapphire shows no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond pendent necklace. photo courtesy Sothebys

Designed as a series of oval and cushion-shaped sapphires bordered by brilliant-cut diamonds, the two larger sapphires weighing 9.56 and 13.23 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 445mm. Est. 30,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 37,500 CHF

Accompanied by GIA reports no. 1122309061 and no. 2125309083, stating that the sapphires weighing respectively 9.56 and 13.23 carats are both of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond bracelet, circa 1920. photo courtesy Sothebys

The cushion-shaped and oval sapphires embellished with millegrain-set circular- and single-cut diamond scroll frames, the surrounds set with similar stones, mounted in platinum, length approximately 185mm, French assay and maker's marks. Est. 11,000—16,000 CHF. Lot Sold 33,750 CHF

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Attractive pair of sapphire and diamond ear clips. photo courtesy Sothebys

Each surmount decorated with a cabochon sapphire and brilliant-cut diamond surrounds, suspending a fringe of flower head clusters set with similar stones, mounted in yellow gold, French assay and maker's marks. Est. 15,000—20,000 CHF. Lot Sold 25,000 CHF

Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 1001028 stating that the sapphires are of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.

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Sapphire and diamond ring. photo courtesy Sothebys

The sugar loaf cabochon sapphire weighing 11.41 carats, flanked by brilliant-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in yellow gold, French assay marks, size 55. Est. 10,000—15,000 CHF. Lot Sold 20,000 CHF 

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Sapphire and diamond pendent necklace. photo courtesy Sothebys

Suspending a detachable oval sapphire framed by baguette diamonds, to a collar of brick linking set with brilliant-cut stones, mounted in yellow gold, length approximately 450mm. Est. 8,000—12,000 CHF. Lot Sold 16,250 CHF

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Sapphire and diamond bracelet. photo courtesy Sothebys

The flexible band designed as a series of flower head clusters set with oval sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, length approximately 185mm. Est. 6,000—8,000 CHF. Lot Sold 11,250 CHF

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Sapphire and diamond pendant. photo courtesy Sothebys

The circular-cut sapphire decorated with baguette, single- and circular-cut diamonds and square-cut sapphires. Est. 6,000—8,000 CHF. Lot Sold 8,125 CHF

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 16 Nov 10. Geneva www.sothebys.com