Lot 2041. A pair of Burmese ‘pigeon blood red’ ruby bracelets. Estimate HKD 9,800,000 - HKD 12,000,000 (USD 1,250,000 - USD 1,500,000). Price realised HKD 12,100,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017
Each designed as a line of flowerheads, each set to the center with an oval or cushion-shaped ruby, weighing approximately 3.81 to 2.21 carats, mounted in gold, 16.4 cm.
Accompanied by report no. 96264 dated 27 October 2017 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the rubies are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating and the colour of these rubies may also be called ‘pigeon blood red’ based on SSEF reference standard.
Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels & The Pink Promise, 28 November 2017, Hong Kong