Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Auction

On Wednesday, July 16, Sotheby’s Auction House in London will be holding their Fine Jewels auction.   Here is a look at the six color diamond pieces that will be going under the hammer.

1.  Fancy Color Diamond and Diamond Earrings


Featuring a cushion-shaped Fancy Dark yellow-brown diamond weighing 6.15 carats and a cushion-shaped Fancy Dark brown-yellow diamond weighing 6.34, these earrings could sell as high as $136,000 at the auction.   Each of the diamonds feature a diamond surround of yellow and white diamonds and are suspended from an articulated line of Cushion-Shaped and Brilliant Cut diamonds.

2.  Pair Of Fancy Yellow Diamond Earrings


A pair of brilliant-cut Fancy yellow diamonds weighing in at 3.62 and 3.54 carats respectively are expected to sell for between $54,000 – $91,000.

3.  Pair Of Fancy Color Diamond Earrings


Brilliant-cut Fancy orange-brown diamonds highlight these earrings weighing 3.12 and 3.20 carats.   Suspending just below them is a square Fancy Light yellow diamond and a square Fancy Intense yellow diamond checking in at 0.98 and 0.96 carats respectively.   Pre-auction estimates have the pair selling at between $45,000 and $63,000.

4.  Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Ring


Estimated to sell for between $32,000 and $40,000, this ring features a 3.09-carat Fancy Intense yellow diamond offset by a mount featuring trapeze and brilliant cut white diamonds.

5.  Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and Diamond Pendant Necklace


The centrepiece of this necklace is a 1.77-carat oval Fancy Intense yellow diamond with a brilliant-cut diamond surmount.   Industry experts believe it could sell for between $14,000 and $21,000 but considering how yellow diamonds have been doing at auction lately, these numbers may be conservative.

6.  Color Diamond Ring, Boucheron and Color Diamond Ring


Two rings in this lot, the first is a simple band pave-set with yellow-tinted diamonds.   The second is designed as a flower with petals featuring pink, yellow and white diamonds.     The two are estimated to sell for between $5,000 – $7,000.


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