Current Bid: $4,000
Appraised Value: $28,900
One electronically tested 14KT yellow gold ladies cast & assembled ruby & diamond necklace. Condition is new, good workmanship. The seventeen inch length necklace features a series of ruby & diamond bezels, alternating with a smaller series of diamond floret links, completed by a concealed clasp, with twin safeties. Each ruby & 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 square cushion mixed cut natural rubies, measuring 7.50 x 7.50 x 4.88mm, approximate total weight of 50.06ct., clarity is heavily included, type II, medium dark, strong, slightly purplish red color, (GIA slpR 6/5), cut is very 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. The color grade is an average for the group. Graded in the setting. Ruby has a low tolerance to rhodium plating, repolishing the surface & ultrasonic cleaning.
Five hundred fifty-eight bead set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.60 - 1.20 x 0.91mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 558 Stones = 6.67ct. Color grade is an average for the group. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-1 to I-2
Color H - J
Total Weight of Colored Stones 50.06ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 6.67ct.
Total Weight of Necklace 45.92 gm