Lot 859: 7.44 ctw Ruby and Diamond Ring - 14KT Yellow Gold
March 20, 2017
Westlake Village, CA, USALive Auction
Description: One electronically tested yellow gold ladies cast ruby and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured ruby is set within an inner ruby and outer diamond bezel, completed by a two and one half millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of " 14K". Containing: One prong set oval mixed cut natural ruby, measuring 13.10x11.00 x 5.00mm, 8% bulge factor, approximate weight of 6.78ct., clarity is heavily included, type II, medium dark, moderately strong, slightly purplish red color,(GIA slpR 6/4), 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. Twenty prong set round brilliant cut natural rubies, measuring 2.00 - 1.90 x 1.27 mm, approximate total weight of 0.66ct., clarity is eye clean, type II, medium dark, moderately strong, slightly purplish red color, (GIA slpR 6/4),cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. 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. Twenty-eight prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.70 - 1.60 x 0.99mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 28 Stones = 0.56ct. These diamonds are commonly irradiated in a laboratory to enhance the color. Evidence that may confirm this is typically lacking. Color grade is an average for the group. Graded in the setting. Clarity: SI-2 to 1-2. Color: Light Yellow. AIG Appraised at $4,015.00.