Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Stunning Yellow Diamond Headlines Important Jewels Auction

Christie’s kicks off the fall auction season with the Important Jewels sale October 20 in New York City.   Here’s a look at the Top 5 Color Diamonds from the sale.

  1.  A Magnificent Colored Diamond

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We wrote about this piece in length in a blog post written last month.   Put simply, this stone is a 75.56-carat Fancy Vivid yellow diamond and is expected to sell for between $3 and $4 million (USD).

2.  A Colored Diamond and Diamond Pendant Necklace

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The focal point of the only necklace to make our list is a 36.23-carat pear-shaped brilliant-cut fancy brownish yellow diamond.   The stone features a white diamond surround and is suspended with a fine-link neck chain featuring a heart-shaped diamond and two circular-cut diamonds.   The piece is expected to sell for between $350,000 and $450,000.

3.  A Colored Diamond and Diamond Ring

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A cut-cornered rectangular step-cut Fancy Dark yellow-brown diamond weighing in at 23.30 carats is the highlight of this stunning ring.   This main stone is flanked by a pair of trapezoid-cut white diamonds.  Pre-auction estimates for the ring have been set at between $250,000 and $300,000.

4.  A Colored Diamond and Diamond Ring

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This amazing ring features a main stone that is a pear-shaped modified brilliant-cut Fancy Intense yellowish green diamond.   The diamond, which weighs in at 7.11 carats also features a circular-cut pink diamond surround.   The estimate for the ring is between $250,000 and $350,000.

5.  An Important Colored Diamond Line Bracelet

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The only bracelet to make our list, this piece was designed by famed jeweler Tiffany & Co.   The piece is set with 22 square-cut yellow diamonds, weighing between 2.01 and 2.14 carats each.   The pre-auction estimate for the bracelet has been set between $200,000 and $300,000.

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A 75-Carat Yellow Diamond Set To Shine This Month

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A massive, stunning yellow diamond ring will be headlining Christie’s Important Jewels auction coming up on October 20.

The cushion modified brilliant-cut Fancy Vivid yellow diamond, weighs in at 75.56 carats and is expected to sell for between $3 and $4 million.   That amount breaks down to between $40,000 and $53,000 per carat.

The current record for yellow diamonds is held by the 100.09-carat Graff Vivid Yellow which sold last year for $16.3 million or $162,853 per carat.

Other diamonds set to go under the hammer at the October 20 sale include a 34.12-carat cushion-cut Fancy Yellow diamond mounted on platinum and a diamond pendant featuring a 36.23-carat Fancy Brownish Yellow diamond.