Lot 66
Retro Aquamarine and Diamond Ring
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Centering on one prong set rectangular step cut aquamarine weighing approximately 19.99 carats and accented to each side with three prong set single cut round diamonds weighing approximately .27 total carat (I-J color, SI1 to I1 clarity), unmarked and testing 18KT.

Ring size 6 (with sizing beads)

8.0 dwt.

Professional appraisal available for review.

Bequeathed to consignor by her mother, who was secretary to the American ambassador to Egypt in the 1950s. The consignor writes, "My mother was the first woman ever introduced into the Egyptian government. She won this ring playing poker with King Farouk's wives. Since it is my birthstone, she passed it onto me."

Clarity of the aquamarine is eye-clean, light, slightly grayish, greenish blue color.

Good estate condition; aquamarine with some surface scratches and abrasions.

$1,000 - 3,000