Unusual Gemstone Jewellery Online Auction

September 29, 2016

LOT 45

Lot 45

English 18k Yellow Gold Ring

English 18k Yellow Gold Ring
Lot 45 Details
English 18k Yellow Gold Ring

set with an oval cut paraiba tourmaline (12.0 x 10.0mm; 4.04ct.) and 6 small round brilliant cut diamonds
Ring Size: 7
7.2 grams

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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English 18k Yellow Gold Ring
  • English 18k Yellow Gold Ring
  • English 18k Yellow Gold Ring

Paraiba Tourmalines are new to the gem world, discovered first in Brazil in the late 1980’s, with further deposits being discovered in Africa 10 years later. Like most rubies, sapphires, aquamarines and tanzanites, blue-green Paraiba tourmalines have their colour improved through heating.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 45

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.