A Burmese Sapphire Necklace in Red, White and Blue Comes to Auction

  • BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom
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  • November 03, 2020

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The mid 20th century platinum Burmese sapphire, sapphire, ruby and diamond convertible necklace has an estimate of £25,000 - £35,000 (GBP) in Fellows’ Fine Jewellery auction.

A beautiful sapphire necklace showcasing the red, white, and blue colours of the US flag is going under the hammer at UK auction house Fellows. The mid 20th century platinum Burmese sapphire, sapphire, ruby and diamond convertible
necklace has an estimate of £25,000 - £35,000 (GBP) in Fellows’ Fine Jewellery auction (UK). The necklace is Lot 166 in the sale, which takes place on Thursday 12th November. Bidders will be able to participate in the auction online, as well as over the phone, and can be accessed from across the globe.

The principal sapphire has a report dated 17th January 2019, from GCS, stating 2.51 carats, Burma. The necklace has an estimated total diamond weight of 16 to 19c carats, of G-H colour, and predominantly VS clarity. The length of necklace is 44cms and the entire piece weighs 85.5gms. The chain section detaches to become bracelet and the pendant section may also be detached.

Bids can be placed on the auction by creating an account from anywhere in the world. Fellows is also able to arrange telephone bids for bidders from anywhere in the world. Fellows Auctioneers is also delighted to offer free shipping on this item to any destination across the globe. The necklace is a standout item in the Fine Jewellery sale which showcases 586-lots of the best jewellery that the UK auction house has to offer. From incredible items by world-renowned jewellers to elegant antique pieces of jewellery, this sale has it all.

Lindsay Beardmore, Jewellery Specialist from Fellows Auctioneers, said: “This beautiful necklace elegantly showcases the national colours of the USA. The Burmese sapphire in the middle of the pendant is stunning and it perfectly complements the other colours. The red, white and blue motif is so brilliantly designed. I expect this necklace to be popular from customers across the world, especially our friends across the pond! As the auction can easily be accessed from any location, I’m sure this stunning piece of jewellery will find the home that it deserves.”

The mid 20th century platinum Burmese sapphire, sapphire, ruby and diamond convertible necklace has an estimate of £25,000 - £35,000 (GBP) in Fellows’ Fine Jewellery auction.

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