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An superb emerald and diamond necklace and ear pendant suite. Photo Philips de Pury & Co

The necklace composed of a graduating central swag of variously-shaped brilliant-,rose- and briolette-cut diamonds suspended by means of a concealed clasp and micro pavé-set diamond rondel from a similarly set diamond torque terminating in a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond, detachable to allow the addition of the emerald and diamond side pendant designed as a central pear-shaped emerald, weighing 35.90 carats within a cluster of rose- and briolette-cut diamonds to a micro pavéset diamond frame, necklace length approximately 45.5 cm, total diamond weight approximately 83.03 carats; accompanied by a pair of similar earrings, length 5.9 cm, emerald weight approximately 14.01 carats, total diamond weight approximately 13.37 carats, post fittings. ESTIMATE £375,000-575,000 - Unsold.

PROVENANCE Accompanied by copies of the following reports:
– Necklace pendant: report number 0801747, dated 6 February 2008, from the Gubelin Gem Lab, Lucerne, stating the emerald, weighing 35.90 carats, to be of Colombian origin with indications of minor clarity enhancement.
– Earrings: report number 0709679, dated 10 October 2007, from the Gubelin Gem Lab, Lucerne, stating the emerald, weighing 7.23 carats, to be of Colombian origin with indications of minor clarity enhancement; and report number 0709678, dated 10 October 2007, from the Gubelin Gem Lab, Lucerne, stating the emerald, weighing 6.78 carats, to be of Colombian origin with indications of minor clarity enhancement.

Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com