Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 22011166, dated 11 February 2022, stating that the ruby is of Mozambican origin, with no indications of heating. Also accompanied by GRS report no. GRS2017-074407, dated 27 July 2017, stating that the ruby is of Mozambican origin, with no indication of thermal treatment; further accompanied by an appendix stating that the vivid red ruby is reminiscent in colour saturation of "GRS-type pigeon blood ruby" (without strong fluorescence). Please refer to the reports and appendix for further details. Inscribed 750 for 18 karat white gold, 5.02, 3.24 and 0.31 referring to the weight of the ruby, the total weights of the oval and brilliant-cut diamonds respectively. Ruby is of medium strong red colour and strong saturation, minor typical inclusions, one to the surface, all not quite noticeable to the unaided eye. Oval and brilliant-cut diamonds bright and lively, are on average about G to H colour, VS clarity, as gauged and graded in the mounting. Metal in as new condition. Overall in excellent condition.
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