An impressive ruby and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef and Arpels
The torque necklace pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to a central cluster set with a cabochon ruby, weighing 28.11 carats, within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 30.60 carats total, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, maker's mark, French assay marks, inner circumference 37.2cm
Accompanied by a Gubelin report stating that the natural ruby has no indication of heat treatment. Report number 13067035, dated 18 June 2013. Also accompanied by an appendix from Gubelin, stating that unheated rubies of this size are scarce.
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Item contains ruby or jadeite
Please note that as a result of recent legislation ruby and jadeite gem stones of Burmese (Myanmar) origin may not be imported into the US. Rubies and jadeite of non-Burmese origin require certification before import into the US.