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Lot 30 30 AN AMETHYST AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, light-purple oval amethyst six-claw-set with flower shoulders. Size Q. Wt 3.7g. $50-70
Lot 31 31 A DAINTY CORAL AND 9ct GOLD RING, oval rim-set coral to split 9ct gold shank. (setting damaged) Size R. $50-70
Lot 32 32 SIX 9ct GOLD DRESS RINGS, some enamel, engraved etc; one South American split band ring is rolled gold. (some damage) (6) $100-120
Lot 49 49 AN AUSTRALIAN THREE-STONE GARNET AND 9ct GOLD BAND RING, the garnets grain set in star-shape surrounds on a parallel band; W.F.Cole (Brisbane). (illus Pl.70, P.66 CCG) Size Q (leading edge) Wt 4.7g. $70-90
Lot 59 59 AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL DOUBLET AND 9ct GOLD RING; doublet opal (cracked) rim-set. Size T. Wt 6g. $80-110
Lot 61 61 AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL AND 9ct GOLD RING, oval high-domed cabochon white crystal opal rim-set. Size T1/2. Wt 10g. $150-180
Lot 66 66 AN AUSTRALIAN 18ct GOLD BAND RING, the wide band with alternate panels of foliate engraved ornament and Maltese cross motifs; James McBean & Son (Melbourne). (illus Pl.188, P.164 CCG) Wt 8g. $240-260
Lot 73 73 A THREE-STONE BLUE TOPAZ AND 9ct GOLD RING. Size P. Wt 6g. $170-200
Lot 75 75 A GARNET AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, oval garnet. Size O. $150-170
Lot 83 83 TWO PLAIN GOLD BAND RINGS, one 18ct gold (2g), one 9ct gold (2.6g). (2) Sizes M & W. $80-120
Lot 85 85 A 9ct GOLD DRESS RING with naturalistic top. Size M. Wt 4.2g. $80-120
Lot 86 86 A THREE-COLOUR 18ct GOLD 'RUSSIAN' WEDDING RING. Size N+. Wt 6.1g. $200-220
Lot 88 88 A THREE-STONE BLUE TOPAZ AND 9ct GOLD RING. Size P. Wt 4g. $160-180
Lot 90 90 A PINK TOURMALINE AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, trap-cut tourmaline with two circular-cut tourmalines. Size P+. Wt 3.8g. $170-190
Lot 92 92 A RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, diagonal rows of six sapphires, three rubies and six diamonds in 18ct gold. Size N. $750-800
Lot 102 102 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND OPENWORK PLAQUE RING with two central diamonds in a setting with four emeralds and eight diamonds; 9ct gold. Size N. $350-450
Lot 105 105 A RUBY AND DIAMOND BORDER CLUSTER RING, an oval cabochon ruby claw-set within a border of fifteen diamonds in 14ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 15 = 0.60ct. Size J. (Valuation) $1000-1200
Lot 107 107 A STAR RUBY AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, rim-set ruby within a circular border of twelve diamonds of various cuts; 14ct white gold shank. Estimated weight of diamonds 12 = 0.60ct. Size N+. (Valuation) $600-650
Lot 108 108 A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, five brilliant-cut diamonds bead set in white gold within a border of French-cut rubies; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 5 = 0.60ct. Size N. Wt 2.7g. $900-1200
Lot 110 110 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND TRIPLE CLUSTER RING, emerald-cut sapphire within a three-tiered border of 74 brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold setting and shank. Estimated weight of diamonds 74 = 1.20ct. Size M. Wt 5.7g. $1600-1800
Lot 111 111 A SILVER, FRESHWATER PEARL AND PAVE SET WHITE TOPAZ SQUARE RING; Amellee. $150-200
Lot 112 112 AN UNUSUAL AMETHYST AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, oval chequerboard cut amethyst with a host of brilliant-cut diamonds set in groups of four to a 14ct gold shank. Size J. Wt 16g. $600-650
Lot 113 113 AN OPAL AND 18ct GOLD DRESS RING, two oval white crystal opals claw-set in a contemporary crossover ring. Wt 7.8g. $250-270
Lot 129 129 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, three marquise diamonds in a border of calibre sapphires and a border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Size N. $1100-1300
Lot 130 130 AN ART DECO DESIGN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, hexagonal cut emerald with a brilliant-cut diamond border and with brilliant-cut diamond set shoulders; a total of 22 diamonds; 18ct white gold. Size M. Wt 2.8g. $620-700
Lot 131 131 AN ONYX AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, brilliant-cut diamond rim-set within an onyx and pierced key-pattern border and a further border of brilliant-cut diamonds; diamond-set shoulders; platinum. Size M. (Valuation) $1800-2000
Lot 136 136 AN ATTRACTIVE RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, oval, set with alternating diagonal rows of rubies and diamonds in 18ct gold. Size N. $450-550
Lot 138 138 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, centre emerald rim-set in a border of diamonds and with diamond set shoulders; 18ct white gold; six baguette-cut diamonds, ten princess-cut diamonds and eighteen brilliant-cut diamonds. Size M. $2100-2300
Lot 139 139 A CEYLON SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, a bright oval sapphire six-claw-set within a border of twelve diamonds; 18ct gold. Wt 6.9g. $300-400
Lot 141 141 A RUBY AND DIAMOND PLAQUE DRESS RING, two-tone gold with a cushion-shape ruby rim-set with brilliant-cut diamonds in white gold. (treated ruby) Size L. $2500-3000
Lot 162 162 AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL AND 9ct GOLD RING, oval opal rim-set. Size Z1/2. Wt 7.6g. $100-120
Lot 177 177 TWO AUSTRALIAN GOLD RINGS, ruby, diamond and 15ct gold (3.3g), and red stone, rose diamond and 9ct gold; the latter Rollason & Co., (3.7g) (2) $120-180
Lot 178 178 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SIGNET RING with an applied Map of Australia flanked by deep engraved scrolls on a tapered band; S.Hoffnung & Co. (illus. Pl.137, P.121 CCG) $50-100
Lot 179 179 AN AUSTRALIAN 15ct GOLD SIGNET RING; Basse (Adelaide). Size L. Wt 4.4g. $80-120
Lot 181 181 AN AUSTRALIAN 18ct GOLD BAND RING, plain; R.Flett & Sons, Port Pirie (SA) . Size N. Wt 5.4g. $150-180
Lot 193 193 A RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, four brilliant-cut diamonds and three baguette-cut rubies; shank marked 18KP, Tiffany. Estimated weight of diamonds 4 = 0.40ct. Size L. $1000-1100
Lot 195 195 A BURMESE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, oval ruby with twenty-four brilliant-cut shoulder diamonds in 18ct white gold. Size N. $950-1050
Lot 203 203 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, Colombian emerald four claw-set with baguette-cut diamond shoulders and a fancy border of diamonds; platinum. Estimated weights: Emerald = 2.48ct, Diamonds estimated total weight 0.30ct. Size K+. Wt 7.95g. $2500-3000
Lot 204 204 A GOOD TANZANITE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, emerald-cut tanzanite four-claw-set in a double octagonal border with 102 brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Tanzanite = 5.0ct, Diamonds 102 = 0.50ct. Size L. Wt 7.6g. $3000-3500
Lot 205 205 A MARQUISE-CUT AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND RING, end-set aquamarine within a border of diamonds in 18ct white gold. Size N. $900-1000
Lot 206 206 A RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, three oval rubies claw-set and spaced by four brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Estimated weight of rubies 3 = 1.52ct. Size N. $1100-1200
Lot 208 208 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND RING, five dark green emeralds in a stepped border of diamonds; rhodium-plated 18ct gold setting and shank. Size O+. $1200-1400
Lot 211 211 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING: a native-cut Ceylon sapphire within a border of sixteen diamonds in 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Sapphire = 8.75ct, Diamonds 16 = 1.00ct. Size N+. $3000-3500
Lot 212 212 TWO 18ct GOLD BAND RINGS. Size M1/2 and O1/2. (2) Total wt 10.3g. $300-350
Lot 219 219 A BLUE TOPAZ AND DIAMOND BORDER CLUSTER RING with a 'London blue' topaz bezel-set across the finger in white gold within a scalloped border of sixteen small diamonds; 9ct white gold with leaf shoulders. Size N1/2. $450-500
Lot 220 220 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, circular Ceylon sapphire rim-set with twenty-four shoulder diamonds in 18ct white gold. Size N. $680-720
Lot 221 221 A VICTORIAN STYLE THREE-STONE PERIDOT QUARTER-HOOP RING, oval peridots each six claw-set in 9ct rose gold. Size O. $250-300
Lot 222 222 AN ART DECO STYLE CORAL AND ONYX RING with a cushion-shape coral cabochon rim-set within an onyx border with stepped shoulders in 9ct gold. Size N1/2. $360-400
Lot 224 224 AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, an oval aquamarine bezel-set within a detached border of twenty-four grain-set diamonds; 9ct white and yellow gold. Size O. $280-320
Lot 226 226 A CEYLON SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, three oval sapphires with four brilliant-cut diamonds in 18ct gold. Size N. $990-1100
Lot 227 227 AN ART DECO STYLE BLACK ONYX AND DIAMOND DRESS RING with a brilliant-cut diamond bezel-set on an onyx tablet flanked by small diamonds and with stepped onyx shoulders; 9ct white and rose gold. Size N1/2. $480-520
Lot 230 230 AN OVAL GARNET AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING. Size O. Wt 5.8g. $150-200
Lot 234 234 AN ART DECO STYLE RUBY AND DIAMOND RING with a square-cut ruby bezel-set in 9ct rose gold within a 'diamond lozenge' border set with small rubies and diamonds. Size N1/2. $350-380
Lot 236 236 A GEMSTONE AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING with an emerald-cut amethyst bezel-set within an openwork border of small peridots and pearls. Size O. $230-260
Lot 242 242 AN OPAL AND DIAMOND PENDANT NECKLET with a rim-set opal mostly blue/green, with a geometric diamond set top; 18ct white and yellow gold. $2000-2500
Lot 245 245 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, an oval emerald within a border of fifteen brilliant-cut brown diamonds and a further border of emeralds; 18ct gold. Size N. $1500-1700
Lot 247 247 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, dark oval emerald (14 x 11 x 6.7mm) within a border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct gold. Size N+. $4500-5000
Lot 250 250 A LOVELY RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, an oval Burmese ruby with six shoulder diamonds in 18ct gold. Estimated weights: Ruby = 1.05ct, Diamonds 6 = 0.50ct. Size N. $2250-2750
Lot 251 251 AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, long emerald-cut aquamarine (11.9 x 6.9mm) claw-set within a double border of diamonds; 18ct gold. Size N. $1200-1400
Lot 254 254 A RUBY AND DIAMOND THREE-STONE RING, a square-cut ruby with two square-cut diamonds; 18ct gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 0.30ct. Size H+. Wt 1.8g. $1200-1400
Lot 274 274 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING with two sapphires and four diamonds; 18ct gold; Birmingham 1913. (copy valuation) $475-500
Lot 275 275 AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND BORDER CLUSTER RING, oval greenish blue aquamarine (14 x 11mm) four-claw-set with a border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct white gold shank. Estimated weight of aquamarine 5.0ct. Size N+. Wt 8g. $1500-2000
Lot 278 278 A TANZANITE AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, drop-shape tanzanite claw and end-set in a double border of brilliant-cut diamonds and with diamond-set heart-shape shoulders; 18ct white gold. Estimated weights: Tanzanite = 3.40ct, Diamonds estimated total weight 0.50ct. Size P. $2200-2600
Lot 279 279 A RUBY AND DIAMOND CLUSTER RING, a dark red oval ruby rim-set in a scalloped border of fourteen brilliant-cut diamonds and with two shoulder diamonds; 18ct gold. Estimated total weight of diamonds 16 = 0.44ct. $1700-1800
Lot 282 282 AN EMERALD AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, central band of eight dark green emerald with two borders each with thirteen brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct rose gold. Size N. Estimated weight of diamonds 26 = 0.90ct. $1700-1900
Lot 284 284 AN EMERALD, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND DRESS RING, emerald-cut emerald rim-set with closed back setting in a border of calibre sapphires and a further border of brilliant-cut diamonds; 18ct gold. Size M. $3000-3500
Lot 285 285 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND 'INFINITY' RING with two brilliant-cut diamonds millegrain set within a sapphire and diamond geometric border forming the symbol for infinity; 18ct gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 2 = 0.72ct, 43 = 0.50ct. Size M+. $2500-3000
Lot 287 287 A DAINTY RUBY AND DIAMOND RING, seven square rubies and four diamonds in 14k gold. Size O. Wt 1.4g. $80-100
Lot 295 295 AN AUSTRALIAN AMETHYST AND 15ct GOLD RING, oval faceted amethyst multi-claw-set on a slightly tapered wide band; A.Macrow & Sons (Melbourne). (amethyst chipped) (illus. Pl.189, P.164 CCG) Wt 5g. $120-180
Lot 306 306 AN AUSTRALIAN PEARL AND GOLD RING, 5.5mm pearl on a tapered 15ct gold shank with knife-edge shoulders; Donovan & Overland (Perth). $40-60
Lot 331 331 A THREE-STONE SAPPHIRE RING, claw-set round sapphires in a crossover style in 9ct gold. Size O. $200-250
Lot 332 332 A SHELL CAMEO AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, oval shell cameo rim-set in 9ct gold. Size L. $190-220
Lot 333 333 A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, four sapphires and three princess-cut diamonds; 18k gold. Estimated weight of diamonds 3 = 0.24ct. Size L. Wt 3.5g. $500-550
Lot 335 335 AN AUSTRALIAN OPAL DRESS RING, oval cabochon white crystal opal (10 x 7.6mm) multi-claw-set within ten single cut diamonds; 18ct white gold. Wt 4.5g. $180-220
Lot 337 337 A SINGLE STONE AMETHYST AND 9ct GOLD DRESS RING, trap-cut amethyst with six diamonds. Size P. $225-250
Lot 340 340 TWO RINGS: one pearl and 9ct gold, the other with blue and clear synthetic stones in silver and 9ct gold. (2) Sizes N1/2 and M1/2. Total wt 3.3g. $40-50
Lot 344 344 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct ROSE GOLD SIGNET RING AND SHIP PENDANT, the ring with applied initial 'A' on a shield-shape top; A.Saunders (Sydney). Ring size M. (2) Total wt 9.4g. $120-170
Lot 354 354 AN 18ct GOLD BAND RING; marked 'Elite'. Size T1/2. Wt 3.5g. $100-120
Lot 355 355 AN AUSTRALIAN 9ct GOLD SIGNET RING; Rodd. Size Q. (illus Pl.229, P.199 CCG) Wt 3.3g. $40-60
Lot 357 357 AN EMERALD, RUBY AND DIAMOND DRESS RING; 9ct gold. Size N. $180-220

Sale date:
15 May, 2017

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Sunday 14 May, 12 noon - 4pm
Monday 15 May, 11am - 5.15pm

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