Blue diamonds could bring $8 million at Christie’s NY

March 25, 2019

Among the pieces that will be shown at Christie’s New York auction in April are a 6.11-carat fancy-pink diamond ring, a 3.06- and 2.61- carat twin-stone blue diamond ring, and a 16.33-carat rectangular-cut D-colour diamond ring.[1]
Among the pieces that will be shown at Christie’s New York auction in April are a 6.11-carat fancy-pink diamond ring, a 3.06- and 2.61- carat twin-stone blue diamond ring, and a 16.33-carat rectangular-cut D-colour diamond ring.

A twin-stone blue diamond ring with a pre-sale estimation of $6 to $8 million will lead Christie’s[2] New York auction in April.

The piece, which features two modified brilliant-cut, VS2-clarity diamonds weighing 3.06 and 2.61 carats, is among a significant selection of diamonds and gemstones that will be presented at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels[3] sale.

Also on auction will be three D-colour diamonds larger than 15 carats, including a 16.69-carat marquise-cut diamond ring from the Collection of Elizabeth Stafford with a pre-sale estimate of $1.2 to $1.8 million.

The show will also see a significant representation of coloured diamonds, including a 6.11-carat fancy-pink diamond ring valued at $1.2 to $1.5 million. Several yellow stones will also be presented, including a set of fancy-deep-yellow diamond earrings weighing 7.55 and 7.51 carats (estimated at $700,000 to $1 million), a 37.65-carat fancy-intense-yellow diamond ring ($600,000 to $800,000), and a 35.06-carat fancy-intense-yellow diamond pendant ($500,000 to 700,000).

Other lots include signed pieces by Bulgari, Cartier, Harry Winston, Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels.

The auction will take place April 16, with Christie’s Jewels Online sale running concurrently from April 10 to 18.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.jewellerybusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/SA_ChristiesApril16.jpg
  2. Christie’s: https://www.christies.com/
  3. Christie’s Magnificent Jewels: https://www.christies.com/salelanding/index.aspx?intsaleid=28171&lid=1&saletitle=

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