A name that is a program: the “Magnificent Jewels” auction that Christie’s, the most prestigious and oldest auction house in the world, held annually in Geneva, promised wonders and has lived, presenting spectacular treasures of jewelry and precious stones, closing with more than 90 million collected.
Among the more than three hundred magnificent pieces beaten on the famous benches, stands a spectacular pink diamond from the very particular rectangular cut and weight over 5 carats, mounted on a ring with a precious outline oval cut diamonds and sold for over $10 million.
Equally remarkable, the 35-carat cushion-cut Sapphire that a lucky collector has been awarded for more than $ 7 million, about $ 200,000 per carat, the highest price per carat ever reached for the precious sapphires of Kashmir, prove of the growing interest in colored stones with characteristics of exception.
To enrich the parade of wonders, an incredible drop cut 55 carat diamond perfectly flawless, a beautiful diamond brooch belonged to the princess of Austria, gift of his husband Alfonso XII of Spain, worth seven zeros, jewelry from Jacqueline Kennedy collection and ancient emerald bracelets belonging to Royal Emeralds of India.
Next meeting with the extraordinary in Hong Kong for 2 June, when will be auctioned in front of lucky collectors, treasures from the rich collections of the Soong family, beautiful pieces of fine jadeite jewelry , a nine-carat pink diamond from ‘incredible color depth and a necklace with a magnificent Burmese ruby from a perfect Pigeon Blood Red.