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    Padparadscha Sapphire, Diamond, Gold Ring
    The ring features a cushion-shaped padparadscha sapphire measuring 13.23 x 11.47 x 7.83 mm and weighing 13.16 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.50 carats, accented by tapered baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.30 carats, set in 18k gold, having rhodium finished accents. A GIA Laboratory report #2135056555, dated February 11, 2011, stating Natural Padparadscha Sapphire, No Indication of Heating Treatment, accompanies the padparadscha sapphire. Total diamond weight is approximately 2.80 carats. Gross weight 11.10 grams.
    *Note: Size 6-1/2 (sizeable)

    ** Padparadscha sapphires are very rare and highly valued. It is a pinkish-orange variety of corundum, originally mined in Sri Lanka. The name derives from the Sinhalese word for lotus blossom. The rarest of all padparadschas is the totally natural variety, with no sign of treatment.

    The Property of the Estate of John R. Archer

    Condition Report*: Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut, Tapered Baguette-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Padparadscha Sapphire
    Gem Certification No: 2135056555
    Gem Lab: GIA
    Gem Average Clarity: Fine
    Gem Shape: Cushion-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Excellent
    Notes: Rare and very large. A great find!
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    2nd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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