Friday, October 24, 2014

101.3-Carat Diamond brings $4.98 Million

(IDEX Online News) – A cushion-cut L-color VS2 diamond was the top lot at the Important Jewels sale at Christie’s New York, held on Wednesday. The 101.36-carat stone realized a final price of $4.98 million, or $49,000 per carat.

The 347-lot auction realized a total of $33.7 million with 260 lots being sold. Other top-selling items included a rectangular-cut and circular-cut K-color faint brown VVS1 potentially Internally Flawless diamond pendant necklace of 81.38 carats, which garnered a price of $3.189 million, and a rectangular-cut H-color potentially Internally Flawless diamond of 23.89 carats, which sold for $1.56 million, or $65,500 per carat.

Lot 141 – 9.73-carat, pear-shaped, fancy brown-pink, VS1-clarity diamond

Lot 124 - A Retro Aquamarine and Gold Ludo Hexagone Bracelet Watch by Van Cleef & Arpels.

Lot 290 - A Coral, Diamond, Emerald and Enamel Bracelet by David Webb

Lot 244 - 22.97-carat, rectangular-cut, Burma blue sapphire ring

Lot 251 – 3.51-carat, modified pear-shaped, fancy intense green, SI1-clarity diamond