Monday, April 21, 2014

Christie's Spring Magnificent Jewels in New York

Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction held in New York achieved $60.55 million in total, the highest-ever for a jewellery sale at the auction house’s New York division.

One of the auction’s highlights was a 61.35-carat emerald and diamond ring. The ring fetched more than $4.64 million, far surpassing its original estimate of $1 million to $1.5 million. .

Egyptian revival faience and jewelled brooch Cartier, London 1923.
A 24.48-carat, D colour, VS1 clarity, emerald-cut diamond ring from the Distinguished Family Collection sold for more than $3.3 million.

A 40.43-carat, D, potentially flawless, oval-cut diamond brought $7.7 million.
The next big diamond and jewelry auction to be held by Christie's will be in Geneva on May 14 where it will offer 'The Blue', the largest flawless vivid blue diamond in the world, and 'The Ocean Dream', the largest vivid blue-green diamond in the world.

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