North American Auction Company
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Legends of the West: Western & Native American Sale

Sat, Sep 23, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 146

GIA RARE African Ruby VS2 Diamond Platinum Ring

Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000

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Featured in this lot is this GIA rare African ruby VS2 diamond platinum ring with GGA and GIA paperwork. The ring features a wonderfully and professionally crafted platinum construction and is marked on the inside of the ring band as follows: Oscar Friedman - PT950. The ring features a centerstone of pear brilliant faceted cut natural Mozambique ruby that shows measurements of 9.02 x 6.82 x 2.77mm and shows Type III clarity with red (5/5) color and excellent symmetry with intense color and is transparent with dark tone. The centerstone's double halo arrangement and split pave shoulders are decorated with a total of 66 round brilliant cut diamonds that shows measurements of 1.4 x 1.2mm and shows clarity of VS1 - VS2 and shows an average color of F - G and shows a total diamond weight of 0.81cts. Mozambique ruby is a premium variety of ruby gemstone, resourced from Mozambique region of Africa. Due to its brilliant red hue and high transparency, Mozambique rubies are more valuable than the rubies found in other African mines. The piece comes complete with GGA(GemAssure Gemological Appraisals, GGA Appraisal Number#: GGA065446 and trace number: RN034166) report and appraisal confirming the above info and giving a total value of $14,930.00. GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Ruby Origin Grading Report#: 6224776775. The ring size is US 7. RN034166.

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