On Monday, June 22 British auction house Bonhams is holding their Fine Jewelry auction and the pieces include color diamonds from across the rainbow. Let’s take a look at the biggest 5 color diamonds expected to go under the hammer.
1. A Fancy Color Diamond and Diamond Ring
Estimated to sell for as high as $980,000 (CAD), this stunning ring features a 3.56-carat cut-cornered rectangular-cut Fancy Intense pink diamond set within a pavé-set white diamond surround which is then located within a pear-shaped white diamond surround. The white diamonds weigh in at 3.70 carats.
2. A Fancy Color Diamond and Diamond Ring
The star of this piece is a 0.71-carat oval modified brilliant-cut Fancy Deep blue diamond with white diamonds pavé-set in a star shape. The ring is expected to sell for between $310,000 and $430,000.
3. A Pair of “Ashoka Datia” Fancy Color Diamonds
A pair of Ashoka Datia-style diamond earrings by famed New York jeweler William Goldberg feature round-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut Fancy Deep orange-brown diamonds each weighing 3.35 carats. The earring are further extenuated with a pavé pink diamond surround. Pre-auction estimates have these pieces selling for between $86,000 to $110,000.
4. A Fancy Color Diamond and Diamond Ring
Another design from William Goldberg, this ring is expected to sell for between $61,000 to $86,000. The piece itself features a circular-cut diamond mount of bypass design and includes a round brilliant-cut Fancy Dark greenish-gray 1.93-carat diamond and a round brilliant-cut Fancy brown-pink 1.70-carat diamond. Each color diamond is set within circular-cut white diamond surround.
5. A Fancy Color Diamond, Diamond and Sapphire Ring
Rounding out the list is a pavé-set diamond geometric plaque, centering a brilliant-cut Fancy Light gray-blue diamond, weighing 0.92 carats and set within a calibré-cut sapphire surround. The original looking piece is expected to sell for between $49,000 and $74,000.