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    Ceylon Color-Change Sapphire, Diamond, Gold Ring, Julius Cohen
    The ring features a cushion-shaped sapphire measuring 16.70 x 13.40 x 12.27 mm and weighing 28.09 carats, enhanced by square step-cut diamonds weighing a total of 3.71 carats, set in 18k gold, marked Julius Cohen. An AGL report # 1110751, dated October 28, 2020, stating Natural Corundum, Color-Change Sapphire, Violetish Blue to Pink-Purple, Degree of Color Change Strong, Origin Ceylon (Sri Lanka), No Gemological Evidence of Heat, Clarity Enhancement None, accompanies the center stone. Gross weight 31.22 grams.
    Size: 6 (not sizeable)

    Property from the Joanna M. Champlin Trust

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: VS
    Shape(s): square step-cut
    Count: 1 - 25

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Sapphire
    Shape(s): cushion
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good

    Certified Gems:
    Gem: 1
    Lab: AGL
    Certification #: 1110751
    Carat: 28.09
    Shape: Cushion
    Origin: Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
    Treatment: No Gemological Evidence of Heat, Clarity Enhancement None
    Type: Natural Corundum, Color-Change Sapphire


    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Marked 18K. Bottom of gold shank is significantly nicked and abraded from wear. Re-polishing is suggested.
    Julius Cohen: In 1929, while just a teen, Julius Cohen began working for his uncles at Oscar Heyman Brothers. He spent thirteen years as an apprentice learning the old world approach and techniques of jewelry manufacture, before joining illustrious jeweler Harry Winston. He expanded the Winston brand across the US, most predominantly in Texas. Julius Cohen struck out on his own, opening a New York salon in 1955. His business catered to an exclusive clientele, by employing a marketing approach of serving clients at their homes. This exclusivity combined with excellence of craftsmanship and design made Julius Cohen jewelry highly sought after. The designer passed away in 1995. His business continues today under the leadership of his son-in-law, Leslie Steinweiss.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2020
    7th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 35
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