Lot 2031. An important 6.34 carats oval-shaped Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Estimate HK$6,000,000 – HK$8,000,000 (US$750,000-1,000,000). Unsold.. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.
Designed as a flowerhead, centering upon an oval-shaped ruby, weighing approximately 6.34 carats, within an oval and circular-cut diamond surround, to the circular-cut diamond gallery and half-hoop, mounted in platinum and gold, ring size 5¾
Accompanied by report no. 63365 dated 9 May 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the ruby is of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating
Four reports dated from 24 September 2013 to 18 November 2015 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 0.34 to 0.33 carat diamonds are D to F colour, VS2 clarity, with excellent cut, polish and symmetry
Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 31 May 2016, Convention Hall