Lot 1939. A suite of ruby and diamond jewellery, by GimelEstimate 4,800,000 – HK$6,500,000 ($600,000-800,000)Price realised HKD 6,040,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Comprising a necklace, designed as a graduated line of oval-shaped rubies, each within a brilliant-cut diamond surround with pear-shaped diamond accents; and a bracelet and ear pendants en suite, mounted in 18k gold, necklace 40.3 cm long, bracelet 17.7 cm long, ear pendants 3.9 cm long, in three beige suede Gimel cases. Signed and with maker's mark for Gimel 

Accompanied by report no. 79648 dated 2 April 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that of the thirty-eight rubies weighing approximately 88.00 carat total, thirty-five rubies contain rubies from Burma (Myanmar), three are of Siam (Thailand) origin, eight with no indications of heating, thirty with indications of heating, none to moderate residue in healed fissures (4)

Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 2 June 2015, Hong Kong