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    Padparadscha Sapphire, Diamond, Platinum, Gold Ring, Oscar Heyman Bros.
    The ring features an oval-shaped Padparadscha sapphire measuring 12.65 x 10.73 x 5.51 mm and weighing 6.43 carats, enhanced by oval-shaped diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.60 carats, set in platinum and 18k gold, maker's mark for Oscar Heyman Bros. An AGL Laboratory report # CS 50253, dated June 19, 2012, stating Padparadscha Sapphire, Ceylon Origin, No Heat Enhancement, No Clarity Enhancement, accompanies the sapphire. Gross weight 8.01 grams.
    Size: 6 (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.



    Condition Report*: Designer: Oscar Heyman Bros.
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Oval-shaped
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Padparadscha sapphire
    Gem Certification No: CS 50253
    Gem Lab: AGL
    Gem Average Clarity: Fine
    Gem Shape: Oval-shaped
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Excellent
    Notes: A richly colored stone set in an iconic mounting. Reference Number 98586.
    Oscar Heyman Bros.: The Heyman family emigrated from Russia to New York in 1906 where they launched Oscar Heyman & Brothers in 1912. The brothers were master platinumsmiths who utilized only the finest diamonds and colored gems. The firm manufactured and supplied jewelry for the most prestigious American jewelry houses of the 1930s. Oscar Heyman & Brothers continues to be a self-contained, family owned and operated business where the old world techniques of tool making, fine platinum and gold metalsmithing in the production of each piece.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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