Sapphire and diamond pendent necklace - Photo Sotheby's

The detachable pendant set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 67.50 carats, framed by pear-shaped, brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, to a necklace of foliate design set at the front with marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut stones, the back with a fine twisted rope chain, length approximately 455mm. Estimation: 45,000 - 65,000 CHF - Lot. Vendu 176,500 CHF

Accompanied by SSEF report no. 56077, stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. Genève | 14 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com