"Millenium-cut" Peridot, Pakistan. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 15,000 (€11,000 - 13,000). Photo Bonhams.
This fine peridot of excellent transparency has been faceted with a unique patented cut: a cut-cornered rectangle, with a checkerboard faceted crown and a pavilion which has a unique style of parallel incised lines which provide an added measure of brilliance. Weighing approximately 49.71 carats and measuring 26.0 x 18.0 x 12.0mm
Bonhams. LAPIDARY WORKS OF ART, GEMSTONES AND MINERALS INCLUDING GOLD, 19 May 2015 10:00 PDT - LOS ANGELES