Saturday, 29 October 2016

"Ratnaraj" Ruby headlines Christie's Sale

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