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Black Opal and Diamond Ring

Auction:
3188B
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3188B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Black Opal and Diamond Ring, set with an oval cabochon opal measuring approx. 18.00 x 13.50 mm, framed by marquise- and full-cut diamonds, approx. total wt. 3.10 cts., platinum mount, (later hinged shank).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Crazing, natural divot to reverse. With a copy of an appraisal from J&S.S. DeYoung from 1970 stating that the opal weight is 7.60 cts.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cabochon, Crystallography, Cut, Diamond, Geology, Hydrates, Mineralogy, Opal, Shank

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