Yellow Diamonds Set To Blaze At Bonham’s Auction




In one of the final Magnificent Jewelry auctions of 2014, Bonham’s of London will have some beautiful yellow gems up for sale on Thursday, December 4.   Here’s a look at the 5 most impressive ones on the docket.

1.  A Fancy-Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring


Designed by Cartier, this ring features a 6.03-carat cushion-shaped Fancy Intense yellow diamond with graduated rows of baguette-cut white diamonds, within a border of pavé-set brilliant-cut white diamonds.   The ring is expected to sell for between $140 and $180,000 (CAD).

UPDATE:  Did not sell

2.  A Fancy Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring



Mounted by famed British jewelry designer Theo Fennell, this ring features a 5.00-carat radiant-cut Fancy Light yellow diamond with white diamond shoulders.   The piece is expected to sell for between $45,000 and $62,000.

UPDATE:  Did not sell

3.  A Fancy-Coloured Diamond Single-Stone Ring


A stunning Fancy Deep Yellow diamond ring with the stone weighing in at 5.05 carats.   Pre-auction estimates have it selling for between $45,000 and $54,000.

UPDATE:  Sold for $58,103.

4.  An Unmounted Fancy-Coloured Diamond


The largest loose colour stone scheduled to go under the hammer is this 6.35-carat Fancy Intense Yellow Brown diamond.   The marquise-cut stone is estimated to sell for between $45,000 and $54,000.

UPDATE:  The stone sold for $64,707.

5.  A Fancy-Coloured Diamond Single Stone Ring


Possibly the best “deal” on this list, this ring features a modern cushion-shaped Fancy Brownish Greenish Yellow diamond weighing in at 7.50 carats.   The stone is set between scrolling old brilliant and single-cut diamond shoulders.   Industry experts set the low-end estimate at $32,000.

UPDATE:  Did not sell




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