Yellow Diamonds Highlight Sotheby’s Important Jewels Auction

Sotheby’s kicks off of the autumn auction season on September 23 with the Important Jewels sale and these five yellow diamond pieces are certain to be the stars of the show.



Fabulous yellow diamond earrings set on 18-karat gold have the highest pre-auction sale price among all color diamond pieces at this auction.   Estimated to sell for over $900,000 (CAD), these earrings feature cut-cornered Fancy Intense Yellow diamonds, weighing in at 12.88 and 12.06 carats respectively.



The centrepiece of this ring is a massive 20.18-carat cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut Fancy Intense Yellow diamond.   The stone is flanked by two triangle-shaped white diamonds weighing in at a total of 4 carats.   Industry experts believe this ring could sell for between $648,000 and $864,000.



A stunning rectangular brilliant-cut Fancy Yellow diamond ring, the stone weighs in at 5.01 carats and is set on platinum-mounting accented with .20-carats of white diamonds.   Pre-auction estimates have this piece selling for between $270,000 and $378,000.



Another spectacular diamond ring featuring a Fancy Yellow stone , this one weighs in at 11.67-carats and is flanked by .90 carats of half-moon, white diamonds.   This piece could be the steal of the auction as estimates have it selling between $205,000 and $237,000.



Rounding out our list is another ring, this one featuring a 5.04-carat cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut Fancy Intense Yellow diamond with .60-carats of trapeze-cut diamonds on the side.   The pre-auction estimate for this piece is listed at between $108,000 and $162,000.


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