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Lot 1696. Fine Pair of 12.30 and 11.68 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 15,000,000 — 20,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.

Each set with a hexagonal-shaped emerald weighing 12.30 and 11.68 carats respectively, flanked by two half-moon-shaped diamonds, to the marquise-shaped diamond top and circular-cut diamond details, the diamonds stated to weigh approximately 5.87 carats in total, mounted in 18 karat white gold, post and butterfly fittings.

Accompanied by SSEF, Gübelin and AGL reports numbered 87406, 17087046 / 1 and 2 and 8086577 dated 29 August 2016, 23 August, 2017 and 14 August 2017 respectively, stating that the 12.30 and 11.68 carat emeralds are natural, of Colombian origin, with no indications of treatment, further accompanied by AGL Gem Folio stating that the emeralds are Classic™ Colombian; also accompanied by an SSEF appendix letter stating that 'the combination of their attractive green colour and fine purity make them an outstandingly matching pair of emeralds' and that 'assembling such a matching pair of Colombian emeralds of this quality is very rare and exceptional'.

urther accompanied by two GIA dossiers stating that the 0.82 and 0.80 carat diamonds are D and F Colour respectively, both VVS1 Clarity. Also accompanied by a gemmological report.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 03 oct. 2017, 01:30 PM