Lot 201. An important Burma ruby and diamond fringe necklace. Estimate CHF350,000 – CHF500,000 ($359,943 - $514,205). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016
The necklace set throughout with a series of circular and marquise-cut diamond graduated clusters, suspending to the front seven oval-cut rubies, weighing from approximately 8.34 to 1.57 carats, and diamond clusters with marquise-cut diamond surmount and eight marquise and circular-cut diamond spacers, 37.0 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold
Accompanied by report no. 82722 dated 23 October 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the origin of the rubies is Burma (Myanmar), with no indications of heating.
Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 18 May 2016, Geneva