Two gem-set dress rings. To include a 9ct gold diamond and ruby cluster ring, together with a synthetic ruby and colourless paste three-stone ring. One with import marks for London, 1989. Total weight 4.3gms.
Overall condition fair. Surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and dents in keeping with general age and wear.
Ruby and diamond cluster ring band slightly out of shape and thinning.
Diamonds fairly well matched.
Diamonds fairly bright.
Estimated total diamond weight under 0.10ct.
Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.
Rubies medium slight purplish red, moderate to poor saturation, with profuse inclusions that affect the passage of light through the stone.
Stones in fair condition with some abrasion and minor nibbles to the girdle and facet edges.
Dimonds in cluster ring with chips and cracks.
Colourless paste heavily abraded.
Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.
The US prohibits the importation of items containing rubies or jadeite originating in Burma. For your convenience we have applied this notice to lots which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma, or those of indeterminate origin. Please be advised that inability of a purchaser to import any such item into the US or elsewhere will not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale.
Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.