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    Diamond, Platinum Ring, GIA Type IIa
    Stones: Heart-shaped diamond weighing 3.55 carats; pear-shaped diamonds weighing a total of approximately 0.50 carat
    Metal: Platinum
    Gross weight: 6.13 grams
    Size: 4-1/4 (sizeable)

    GIA Report # 5211407012, dated March 9, 2021, stating D color, VVS1 clarity
    Accompanied by a GIA Diamond Type Classification letter

    What is a Type IIa Diamond?

    Property of a Distinguished Collector

    Condition Report*: Diamonds:
    Avg Color: G-H-I
    Avg Clarity: SI
    Shape(s): Pear
    Count: 1 - 25

    Certified Diamonds:
    Stone: 1
    Lab: GIA
    Certification #: 5211407012
    Carat: 3.55
    Color: D
    Clarity: VVS1
    Shape: Heart


    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A show stopping diamond, not for the faint of heart. Exceptionally cut for a brilliant sparkle. The center diamond is accompanied by a copy of a GIA report #230827, dated March 28, 1979, stating D color, Internally Flawless clarity. GIA Recut Plot stating Potential for improved clarity included with stone.

    Type IIa diamonds are incredibly rare - less than 2% of gem quality diamonds are classified as Type IIa. They are the most chemically pure diamonds known to exist. They are historically referred to as Golconda, because of the location where they were famously mined. While the first discovery of Type IIa diamonds was in India, they are now found in Botswana, Canada, and Australia. Golconda diamonds are highly sought after by collectors based on their rarity.
    *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, 2021
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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