Christie’s Auction House closes out the spring auction season with their Magnificent Jewels auction on Tuesday, June 16. Yellow Fancy Color Diamonds will be taking centre stage as 4 of the top 5 color diamond lots are yellow. Let’s take a look!
1. A Colored Diamond and Diamond Ring
A whopping 28.02-carat Fancy Intense Yellow diamond featuring a cushion-cut shape and flanked by two shield-cut white diamonds. Pre-auction estimates have it selling for as high as $1.1 million!
2. A Colored Diamond and Diamond Pendant Necklace
The only necklace on the list, the piece features a pear-shaped diamond, weighing 5.06 carats, suspended from a modified pear-shaped Fancy purplish pink diamond, weighing 1.68 carats. Industry experts believe it will sell for between $345,000 and $431,000.
3. A Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring
Estimated to sell for between $308,000 and 431,000, this modified cut-cornered rectangular-cut fancy intense yellow diamond, weighs in at 13.32 carats and flanked on either side by a trapezoid-shaped white diamond.
4. A Coloured DIamond and Diamond Ring, by Graff
Designed by famed jeweler Graff Diamonds, this ring is centered by a modified cut-cornered rectangular-cut Fancy Yellow diamond that weighs 14.49 carats. The piece is expected to sell for between $308,000 and 431,000. However, considering the designed, it may well go for much higher than the estimate.
5. A Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring
The final piece on our list is a 9.07-carat modified cut-cornered square-cut Fancy Intense Yellow diamond and flanked on either side by a triangular-cut white diamond. The ring is expected to sell for between $172,000 and $222,000.