Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction is on Wednesday and the headlining stone is the stunning Blue Moon Diamond. Here’s a look at that and four other amazing colour diamonds set to go under the hammer at Wednesday’s sale.
1. The Blue Moon – An Exceptional Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Ring
The cushion-shaped Blue Moon Diamond is the star of this auction with a pre-auction estimated sale of between $35.6 and $55.9 million (USD). The Fancy Vivid blue stone measures in at a whopping 12.03 carats!
2. Superb Fancy Vivid Purple-Pink Diamond Ring
The focal point of this stunning ring is a pear-shaped Fancy Vivid purple-pink diamond weighing in at 8.24 carats. The piece also features white diamond shoulders and is expected to sell for between $16.6 and $21.9 million.
3. Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Ring
The only yellow diamond on our list, this 22.43-carat Fancy Vivid yellow stone is sandwiched between two white diamonds weighing in at 4.09 and 4.13 carats respectively. Pre-auction estimates have the piece selling for between $1.7 and $2.1 million.
4. Fancy Orangy Pink Diamond Pendant
This stunning pear-shaped diamond suspends a briolette Fancy orangy pink diamond weighing in at 15.20 carats. When the hammer settles for this piece, it is expected to sell for between $1.2 and $2.4 million.
5. Attractive Fancy Intense Blue Diamond Ring
The lesser known blue diamond in the auction is a 3.17-carat Fancy Intense pear-shaped stone with a surround of pink-tinted brilliant-cut diamonds. The estimated auction sale price is between $1.2 and $1.8 million.