Current Bid: $2,500
Appraised Value: $22,365
One electronically tested 14KT yellow gold ladies cast & assembled ruby and diamond necklace. Seventeen inch length necklace features a flexible ruby ribbon interspersed by stylized diamond set links, terminating in a concealed clasp with twin safeties. Bright polish finish with rhodium accents. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Condition is new, good workmanship.
Twenty-one prong set oval mixed cut natural rubies, measuring 9.00 x 7.00 x 4.50mm, approximate total weight of 46.48ct., clarity is heavily included, type II, medium dark, very slightly brownish, slightly purplish red color, (GIA slpR 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light somewhat diffusely, transparent to translucent. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. Indications of laboratory high temperature heat treatment, with glass & flux additives. Measurements & the color grade are an average for the group. Graded in the setting. Ruby has a low tolerance to rhodium plating, repolishing the surface, & ultrasonic cleaning.
Three Hundred Thirty-Six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.50 - 1.40 x 0.87mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 336 Stones = 3.51ct. Color grade is an average for the group. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-2 to I-3