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Lot 1995. An elegant pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by G. Estimate HK$3,500,000 – HK$5,500,000 (US$450,000-650,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016

Of elongated chandelier form, each composed of a natural button-shaped pearl, measuring approximately 11.65 - 11.95 x 10.65 and 11.95 - 12.00 x 8.50 mm, and a marquise-cut diamond top, suspending three similarly-set articulated rows, terminating in pear-shaped diamonds, weighing approximately from 2.07 to 1.42 carats, or a natural pearl drop, measuring approximately 11.70 - 11.80 x 16.50 and 11.15 - 11.65 x 17.50 mm, to the circular-cut diamond gallery detail, mounted in gold, 9.7 cm. With maker's mark for G

Accompanied by report no. 85533 dated 18 April 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analysed properties confirm the authenticity of these twenty two saltwater natural pearls with no indications of artificial colour modification (based on sampling) 

Four reports dated 24 June 2009 to 10 May 2013 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America with the following details:

Report Weight Colour Clarity Cut
1102870346 2.07 F VS1 Pear
5101870351 2.04 G SI1 Pear
1152447391 1.87 D VS1 Pear
2155447380 1.42 D VS2 Pear

Please note that two reports are more than 5 years old and might require an update

Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 31 May 2016, Convention Hall