Octagonal step-cut emerald and diamond ring

Claw-set with an octagonal step-cut emerald bordered by a line of marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds, the shoulders set with brilliant-cut stones, mounted in yellow gold, size 52. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0902242 stating that the emerald, estimated to weigh approximately 11.80 carats, is of Colombian origin, with indications of minor clarity enhancement. Est. 35,000—50,000 CHF. Lot Sold 108,100 CHF

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's