Sleek, sophisticated and sexy. A long and lovely emerald-cut sapphire, weighing 5 carats and exhibiting a rich royal blue hue, glistens between two pairs of extra-long and slender straight baguette diamonds, plus a perpendicular pair enlivening the upper ring shank. The half-inch-long ring is hand-fabricated in platinum and most likely dates from the 1930s-40s. The enchanting gemstone has a fine silky line through its length and is accompanied by a gemological report from the AGL stating: natural no-heat color, Thailand origin.
Center Sapphire details
Cut/Shape: Rectangle Cut
Carat Weight: 5.00 carat
Measurements: 11.87 x 7.32 x 4.75 mm
Report By: AGL
Gem Report Number: CS 84829
Country of Origin: Thailand
Enhancements: Looks unheated
Additional Gemstone Details
6 Baguette Cut Diamonds
Carat Weight: 1.10 carat
Total Diamond Carat Weight: 1.10
One of the most beautiful and rarest of all precious gemstones!!! This absolutely stunning GIA Certified 2.16 Carat (exact carat weight) Natural Paraiba Tourmaline is a once in a lifetime collector’s opportunity. Boasting an impressive 1.84 carat (exact carat weight) Near Flawless VVS clarity specimen, this gorgeous solid 14k white gold estate beauty has everything an investment grade ring could offer featuring a spectacular cluster of round brilliant cut VS1-SI1 clarity fine quality G-H near colorless diamonds. The one of a kind “uncompromising” collectors ring has it all including a classic design. Would be the shining star of any fine jewelry collection.
A gorgeous green Colombian emerald, weighing approximately 2.50 carats, is accompanied right and left by a pair of sparkling antique cushion-cut diamonds, dating back to the turn-of-the-twentieth-century. The emerald casts an extra glow due to the foil-back setting (so it is not to be submerged in water), and the pair of diamonds are set in silver bezels. Scallop shell backs and fancy shoulders provide the finishing touches to this very special Georgian style jewel. This wonderful Georgian style gem dates from the mid-20th century, and is more than likely of Dutch origin.
Center Emerald details
Cut/Shape: Emerald Cut
Carat Weight: 2.50 carat
Measurements: 8.30-9.10 mm
Report By: SGL
Gem Report Number: 160422A-LA
Country of Origin: Columbia
Enhancements: Evidence of Clarity Enhancement
Additional Gemstone Details
2 Cushion Cut Diamonds
Carat Weight: 0.65 carat
Total Diamond Carat Weight: 0.65
A “One of a Kind” AAA+ Color 5.13 carat (exact carat weight) Tanzanite & Diamond Cocktail Ring. This absolutely Gorgeous 4.54 carat Near Flawless VVS1 Clarity Tanzanite specimen features a stunning Violetish Blue color and is accented with a gorgeous array of round brilliant near colorless G-H color VS2-SI1 clarity diamonds totaling .59 carats (exact carat weight). These diamonds light up this solid 14k white gold setting with sparkle and fire. The setting is a true fine jewelry masterpiece with an elegant custom design featuring 56 diamonds. This extraordinary estate ring has it all and would be a great addition to any fine jewelry collection.
Extremely Rare Brownish Pink Color Certified Heart Shaped Pink Sapphire & Diamond 14k White Gold Cocktail Engagement Ring. This gorgeous 2.89 carat (exact carat weight) genuine VVS clarity sapphire is set with 0.45 carats (exact carat weight) of VS1-SI1 quality round brilliant colorless to near colorless F-G color diamonds all mounted in a gorgeous solid 14k white gold setting. Stunning quality and Sublime elegance in this beautiful Pink Sapphire ring.
Extraordinary UNHEATED Vivid Yellow Sapphire Gemstone” HGT Certified 2.93 Carat Sapphire and Diamond Engagement – Cocktail Ring. This Jaw Dropping 2.48 Carat (Exact Carat Weight), VS1 clarity yellow sapphire exhibits the rare and highly sought after vivid yellow color with a HGT Certification verifying it is a true unheated specimen. With an elegant fine quality solid 14k white setting adorned with an impressive 42 round brilliant SI1-SI2 clarity G-H color accent diamonds…creating an elegant balance of character and beauty indicative of the workmanship of a true jewelry master craftsman. The setting has all of the earmarks of a true high end masterpiece with an elegant classic design.
World Class GIA Certified 1.54 Carat UNTREATED Natural SI1 Clarity, “COLORLESS” E Color Oval Cut Diamond & Blue Sapphire Engagement – Wedding – Anniversary Ring offering ELECTRIC SPARKING FIRE! This one of a kind estate ring also features 9 round brilliant accent diamonds with colorless and near colorless “F-G” color, master cutting and Near Flawless to Eye Clean VS1-SI1 clarity plus 2 Pear Shape Blue Sapphires with near flawless VVS1 Clarity and a Vivid Blue Color…a true untreated near colorless natural diamond treasure! The diamonds & sapphires are set in an eye catching classic design. The setting is a solid 14k white gold beauty with all of the earmarks of a true jewelry master craftsman.
Burmese ruby and diamond ring, centering on an oval-cut Burmese ruby weighing 10.02 carats (AGTA-certified: natural ruby, no indications of heat treating, of Burmese origin), mounted mounted in a fancy platinum setting, pave-set with circular-cut diamonds.
Art Deco Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Set with a natural un-enhanced Burmese oval old cut ruby in an open back claw setting with an approximate weight of 1.50 carats, flanked by two vertically set and two horizontally set trapezium shape baguette cut diamonds in open back half rub over settings with a combined weight of 0.50 carats, and set to top and bottom with two slightly graduated rows of round old cut diamonds, ten in total with a combined weight of 0.30 carats in open back claw and rub over settings. The total approximate diamond weight is 0.80 carats, all to a hexagonal cluster form with pierced openwork scrolled gallery and raised split shoulders, leading smoothly down to a tapered flat solid shank. Tested platinum, marked ‘N5339’, circa 1935, accompanied by Gem & Pearl Laboratory report #07374.
This spectacular pair of Burma rubies add a sumptuous intensity to this Cartier ring. Weighing 3.80 total carats, these deep crimson gemstones exhibit the startling “pigeon-blood” red hue for which the best Burma rubies are coveted. Rubies hailing from the Burmese mines possess a coloring that is unmatched by other rubies in depth and richness. The jewels are set in a fine platinum mounting with millegrain accents amongst 1.00 carat of sparkling single-cut white diamonds.
The rubies are certified by the American Gemological Laboratories (AGL) to be Burmese origin (Mong Hsu type).
The platinum mounting is signed “Cartier.”
Platinum custom made cluster ring consisting of 1 cushion cut Burma ruby weighing 5.04 carats, measuring approximately 10.20 x 8.25 x 6.60 mm, with GIA certificate #2145535603, the center stone is surrounded by 10 round brilliant cut diamonds having a total weight of 2.49 carats.
Amethyst necklace/tiara belonging to Queen Alexandra, wife of Edward VII (1901-1910) The tiara is of foliate garlands decorated with 5 hexagonal amethysts set as swing centers within circular wreaths, alternating with pear-shaped scrolls, set with 13 European-Cut diamonds weighing approx. 8.5 carats, 69 European-Cut diamonds weighing approx. 10 carats, rose-cut diamonds, weighing another 5 carats approx., numerous smaller diamonds, mounted in silver and gold.
It’s not known how Princess Maud came to be in possession of the jewels, because it wasn’t the wedding-gift from her grandmother Queen Alexandra. Perhaps the princess received it from her mother HRH the Princess Royal as part of her inheritance upon the Princess Royal’s death. Queen Alexandra died intestate which means that she had no will. According to James Pope-Hennessy, Queen Mary’s official biographer, the jewels were split up informally amongst her surviving children.
Queen Mary and King George took as their share the jewels which had been given to Queen Alexandra as wedding gifts such as the Prince of Wale’s “Rundell” tiara and parure and significant gifts from civic bodies.
The necklace above, is designed of foliate garlands decorated with 5 hexagonal amethysts set as swing centers within circular wreaths, alternating with pear-shaped scrolls, set with 13 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 8.50 carats, 69 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 10.00 carats and numerous smaller old-mine and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 5.00 carats, mounted in silver and gold, length 17 inches.
The necklace, when supported on a frame, may also be worn as a tiara.
It has a wooden box of octagonal shape stamped on the lid: The Property of Her Majesty The Late Queen Alexandra.
The jewel was purchased from Wartski in 1958 as part of the collection of jewels of Queen Alexandra and auctioned in the years 1988 and 2007(U$ 115’000 4th December ). However, the necklace/tiara was first auctioned on 26 June 1946 at Christies, along with other jewels from the late Countess of Southesk’s collection.
Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925) was Princess of Wales from 1863 until 1901 after which she became Queen Consort to Edward VII of the United Kingdom and also Empress of India. After the death of her Edward VII in 1910, she became the Queen Mother as both queen and the mother of the reigning monarch George V.
Certified 1.60 Carat Natural Colombian Emerald & Diamond Estate Ring. This rare and unique ring boasts a Colombian Emerald with 100% natural vivid green color. The emerald weighs in at an impressive 1.04 carats (exact carat weight) and features SI clarity with moderate visible inclusions. This world class gemstone is set in a master crafted solid 14k white & yellow gold setting and features 0.56 carats of VS2-SI2 clarity colorless to near colorless F-G color round brilliant natural accent diamonds.