Sotheby’s Hong Kong is holding their Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite auction on April 6 and some color diamonds are expected sell in the multi-million dollar range. Here is a look at the most prominent five set to go under the hammer.
1. Impressive Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond and Diamond Ring/Pendant
A massive 77.77-carat cushion cut Fancy Vivid yellow diamond flanked by two heart-shaped white diamonds weighing in at 5.0 carats. The piece is expected to sell for as much as $9.6 million (CAD).
2. Rare and Exquisite Pair of Fancy Intense Purple-Pink Diamond, Fancy Intense Purplish-Pink Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings
Expected to sell for between $7.7 and $8.8 million, one earring is centred by a 4.01-carat Fancy Intense purple-pink diamond while the other has a Fancy Intense purplish-pink diamond weighing in at 3.72 carats. The pieces also feature an inverted heart-shaped Fancy purplish-pink and Fancy Intense pink diamond weighing 0.63 and 0.55 carat respectively, and have a step-cut diamond background altogether weighing 5.05 carats.
3. Very Rare Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring
Created by New York City-based jeweller Carvin French, this ring features a Fancy Vivid pink diamond weighing in at 4.57 carats and surrounded by 5.85-carats of pear-shaped white diamonds. The ring is expected to sell for between $7.7 and $8.8 million.
4. Impressive Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond and Diamond Ring
A two-diamond setting featuring a 30.13-carat cushion-cut Fancy Intense yellow diamond and a cushion-cut white diamond weighing in at 25.13 carats. The ring is expected to sell for between $4.5 and $5.3 million.
5. Fine Fancy Intense Blue Diamond, Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring
The final piece from the color diamond lots expected to sell in the millions is this ring centred by a 2.13-carat Fancy Intense blue diamond. The main stone is framed by circular-cut pink diamonds and has an outer surround with heart-shaped and pear-shaped white diamonds. These pink and white diamonds combine to weigh in at 3.65 carats. The ring has an estimate of between $1.4 and $1.6 million.