* An 18 Karat Gold, Lavender Jade, Ruby and Diamond Pendant, containing a heart shape double cabochon cut translucent lavender jadeite jade heart measuring approximately 25.50 x 29.00 x 10.11 mm with drilled top surmounted by a black rhodium plated gold bail containing an oval cabochon cut ruby weighing approximately 0.65 carat and 40 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.32 carat total, pendant suspended from a black cord with an 18 karat white gold clasp.
Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite November 1, 2004 Lot 816 9.50 dwts. Estimate $ 2,000-3,000
Jade Characteristics (graded in setting) It is the opinion of the gemologist that the lavender jade in this pendant has internal characteristics consistent with those observed in natural lavender jadeite jade that has not been color enhanced with dye.
An 18 Karat Gold, Lavender Jade, Ruby and Diamond Pendant, 9.50 dwts.