Christie’s to Auction 75.56-Carat Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Ring
(IDEX Online News) – A 75.56-carat brilliant-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond ring, with a pre-sale estimate of $3-$4 million, is the highlight of the upcoming Important Jewels sale at Christie’s New York.
Another featured piece is a 34.12-carat cushion-cut fancy yellow diamond mounted in a platinum and 18-karat gold ring.
Following the recent revival of the brooch as a fashion statement, the auction presents several rare and important brooches signed by iconic jewelry design houses including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Tiffany & Co.
Among the key gemstone lots is a sapphire and diamond necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels, that may also be worn as a bracelet (estimate: $130,000-$180,000) and a pair of sapphire and diamond ear pendants by David Webb, each with a graduated sapphire bead tassel topped by oval-cut cabochon sapphires of 30.43 and 28.42 carats, respectively (estimate: $125,000-$170,000).
More than 300 individual jewels will be auctioned at the October 20 sale, including a wide selection of colored diamonds and gemstones and signed jewelry. The sale is expected to achieve a total in the region of $20 million.