Lot 57

GIA Certified Sapphire & VS2 Diamond Vintage Ring

Estimate: $23,000 - $46,000

Bid Increments

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$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
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$5,000 $500
$7,000 $1,000
Featured in this lot is this GIA certified sapphire and VS2 diamond vintage ring with GIA and AIG paperwork. This ring shows an electronically tested platinum ladies cast and assembled ring with a bright polish finish and in new condition; the ring shows good workmanship and the 'A.I.' hallmark with a 'PT950' stamp next to it. The ring features a vintage design to the face with a prong set oval modified mixed cut natural blue sapphire center stone that measures 12.55mm x 10.04mm x 7.13mm and has an exact weight of 7.92 carats with slightly included clarity, type II medium dark, slightly grayish blue color and a good cut; the stone transmits light with a minimum amount of distortion and is transparent with naturally occurring internal and external characteristics present. This stone shows no indications of heating, is GIA certified, and was graded loose prior to setting in the laboratory. The new wholesale price for this sapphire alone is $2000.00 per carat. The center stone is profusely decorated by a total of 134 prong set round brilliant cut diamonds with an approximate weight of 1.49 carats, VS2 - VS1 clarity, and color gradient of D - F. GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Sapphire Grading Report#: 6173433411. The piece comes complete with AIG (American International Gemologists, a GIA certified lab AIG Appraisal Number#: 000717016061) report and appraisal, confirming the above info and giving a total value of $81,805.00. The ring size is US 7.