Sale 451 Lot 221

* A Platinum, Burmese Ruby and Diamond Ring, Circa 1910,
containing one round mixed cut ruby measuring approximately 7.25 x 6.80 x 3.58 mm and weighing approximately 1.30 carats, two old European cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.81 carats and 1.68 carats respectively, two trapezoid step cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.40 carat total, two bullet shape step cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.18 carat total, and six round single cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.03 carat total.

Accompanied by an American Gemological Laboratories ruby identification and origin certificate number CS 1075965, dated June 16, 2016, stating Mineral Type: Natural Corundum, Variety: Ruby, Origin: Classic Burma (Myanmar), Enhancement: None, Clarity Enhancement: None.

ADDITIONAL NOTE (to be included on page separate from cataloguing):
Rare, exceptional examples of Burmese rubies exhibit a blend of red hue and strong saturation known as "pigeon's blood".


3.70 dwts.
Estimate $ 15,000-20,000

Property from the Estate of Rebecca Cook Schoonmaker, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Diamonds Characteristics (graded in setting)
Stone 1
Measurements: 7.70 x 7.70 x 4.58 mm = 1.68cts
Table: 3.3mm (42%)
Depth: 4.58mm (59.4%)
Color: H-I
Clarity: SI1+
Condition: Superficial scratches can be seen throughout as well as numerous nicks and abrasions to facet junctions. Slight nicks to diamond girdle as well as a single chip.
Fluorescence: Negligible

Stone 2
Measurements: 7.55 x 7.55 x 5.13 mm = 1.81cts
Table: 3.3mm (43%)
Depth: 5.13mm (68%)
Color: H-I
Clarity: VS2-
Cut: Old European
Condition: scratches can be seen throughout as well as abrasions to facet junctions and multiple nicks to culet. Numerous minor chips to the girdle and girdle bearding can be seen. Larger natural can be seen from the face up of the diamond
Fluorescence: Negligible







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