Current Bid: $3,000
Appraised Value: $24,260
One electronically tested 14KT yellow gold ladies cast & assembled ruby and diamond necklace. Seventeen and one-quarter inch length necklace features a stylized ruby and diamond floret pendant supported by a flexible diamond ribbon, 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.
One prong set oval mixed cut natural ruby, measuring 12.03 x 10.15 x 6.05mm, approximate weight of 6.96ct., clarity is heavily included, type II, dark, very slightly brownish, slightly purplish red color, (GIA slpR 7/3), 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. Graded in the setting.
Ruby has a low tolerance to rhodium plating, repolishing the surface, & ultrasonic cleaning. Five Hundred Fifty-Nine prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 559 Stones = 9.95ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-1 to I-2
Color J - L