Lot 272: 14KT White Gold 5.39ct Coral and Diamond Ring A6616
March 10, 2014
Westlake Village, CA, USALive Auction
Description: 14KT white gold 5.39ct Coral and Diamond Ring A6616. Great Condition! AX6071UM. One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast coral and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured coral is set within tiered diamond bezels supported by diamond set shoulders, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "14K". Condition is new, good workmanship. Containing: One prong set oval cabochon cut natural red coral, measuring 14.10 x 9.05 x 5.00mm, 15%. bulge factor, approximate weight of 5.39ct., clarity is severely included, dark, very slightly brownish, orangy red color, (GIA oR 7/3), cut is good. Transmitting light very diffusely, opaque. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. Graded in the setting.Red Coral (Corallium Japonicum) is formed undersea by microscopic animals called coral polyps. These tiny, creatures form minute, hard shells. As a colony grows, it takes on complex branching, tree-like forms which allows the maximum number of polyps to be fed by the nutrients in the water. It grows about one quarter inch per year. This color of coral is commonly treated to improve or change the color and stability. Evidence that may confirm this is typically lacking.Fifty-Six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.80 - 1.70 x 1.05mm (depth est.) approximate. Total Weight of 56 Stones = 1.18ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity: SI-1 to I-1. Color: G - I. Total Weight of Colored Stones 5.39ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 1.18ct. AIG Appraised at $7,085.00.