Ruby and Diamond 'Flower' Ring, By James W. Currens for Faidee. Photo: Sotheby's

Designed as a flower, centring on a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 3.66 carats, to petals set with brilliant-cut diamonds extending to the shoulders, the diamonds together weighing approximately 5.95 carats, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 5¾. Estimation  1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKD 

Accompanied by SSEF and GIA reports numbered 69554 and 6132699280 respectively, stating that the 3.66 carat ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating. As stated by GIA, the colour appearance of this stone is described as "Pigeon's Blood".

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 07 Oct 2013