25 octobre 2013

The Richelieu Sapphires, a pair of rare Kashmir sapphires and diamond earrings

The Richelieu Sapphires, a pair of rare Kashmir sapphiresand diamond earrings. Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s Each set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 26.66 and 20.88 carats respectively, suspended from a star surmount set with a cushion- and pear-shaped diamonds, post and hinged back fittings. Estimation 2,300,000 — 4,200,000 CHF  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 69008 and Gübelin reports no. 13050112 and no. 13050113, each stating that the sapphires are of Kashmir origin, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]