|An array of Burmese rubies, Kashmir sapphires and colored diamonds will cross the block at Christie’s November auction. Headlining is the Ratnaraj ruby, a 10.05-carat Burmese “pigeon’s blood” ruby. It is estimated at $8.8-million to $12.5-million.|
“Ratnaraj” means “king of precious stones” in Sanskrit.
|5.01-carat Burmese ruby|
16.36-carat Kashmir sapphire
7.93-carat fancy pink diamond
4.26-carat fancy blue diamond