Tell Us More

Share a bit more information with us
to finalize your Free Quote request.

You are looking for information regarding:

2 to 10+ carat
Round Diamond
Country
United States Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia, Plurinational State of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Chinese Taipei Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard Island and McDonald Islands Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea (South) Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Moldova, Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palestinian Territory, Occupied Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Republic of China Reunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Barthélemy Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Martin (French part) Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Serbia and Montenegro Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten (Dutch part) Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Minor Outlying Islands Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Vietnam Virgin Islands, British Wallis and Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

The “Crimson Flame” is a beautiful yet extraordinary combination of a ruby and colorless diamonds, is auctioned at Christie’s Hong Kong on December 1, 2015. This “Pigeon’s Blood” (red) ruby was the most important ruby that has ever appeared at an action in Asia.

Crimson flame ruby and diamonds ring
The “Crimson Flame” is a rare Burmese “Pigeon’s Blood” ruby of 15.04 carats surrounded with colorless diamonds ring. The ring was estimated to fetch between $10 to $15 million USD at the Christie’s auction held in Hong Kong. However, the ring has fetched $18,382,385 million USD, much more than was estimated by experts.

The ruby in this extraordinary ring is a cushion shaped ruby that has a report of the Gübelin GemLab. The ruby has no indications of heating according to the report and is accompanied by an appendix stating that the ruby possesses many more outstanding characteristics, making the ruby very rare for Burmese rubies of this size. The cushion shaped ruby also has a certificate from SSEF, a Swiss gemological Institute report. To emphasize the strong red color of the ruby the diamond ring has cushion shaped diamonds surrounding the ruby. These cushion shaped diamonds are colorless which makes the contrast of colors even bigger. In addition, the diamond ring is gold and has the ring size of 5½.

For more information of the “Crimson Flame” see the lots at Christie’s auction for Dec 1 2015.
*Note, this lovely ruby originating from Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported to the U.S.

Related Articles

Up for auction: the 24 carat Marilyn Monroe Diamond
Auctions

Up for auction: the 24 carat Marilyn Monroe Diamond

Throwback: 5-carat blue diamond sold for nearly $14M
Auctions

Throwback: 5-carat blue diamond sold for nearly $14M

New auction world record for fancy pink diamond
Auctions

New auction world record for fancy pink diamond