Current Bid: $3,000
Appraised Value: $22,000
One electronically tested 14KT yellow gold ladies cast and assembled ruby and diamond necklace. Condition is new, good workmanship. The eighteen inch length necklace features a series of ruby and diamond bezels, alternating with a smaller series of diamond heart duo links, completed by a concealed clasp, with twin safeties. Each ruby and diamond bezel is framed with milgrain detailing. Bright polish finish with rhodium accents. Identified with markings of "14K". Trademark is Orianne. Containing:
Nineteen prong set oval mixed cut natural rubies, measuring 7.00 x 5.00 x 3.25mm, approximate total weight of 21.96ct., clarity is heavily included, type II, medium dark, moderately strong, slightly purplish red color, (GIA slpR 6/4), cut is good. Transmitting light somewhat diffusely, transparent to translucent. Naturally occurring internal and external characteristics are present. Indications of laboratory high temperature heat treatment, with glass and flux additives. Measurements are an average for the group. Graded in the setting. Ruby has a low tolerance to rhodium plating, repolishing the surface and ultrasonic cleaning.
Five hundred eighty-seven bead and bezel set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 587 Stones = 5.60ctw. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-1 to I-2
Color H - J
Total Weight of Colored Stones 21.96ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 5.60ctw.
Total Weight of Necklace 31.60 gm