Christie’s of Hong Kong held their Magnificent Jewels auction on December 1 and the results were highlighted by million dollar sales of color diamonds.
Here is a look at the top 5 color diamonds sold at this auction.
1. A Rare Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring
The third-highest selling lot of the entire auction, this ring features a 7.53-carat pear-shaped Fancy Intense pink diamond flanked by half-moon white diamonds. The piece sold for $6.3 million (USD).
2. A Rare Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring
The second of three pink diamonds that sold in the millions, this piece includes a 5.22 Fancy Intense pink diamond with heart shaped white diamonds on either side. The final sale price was $4.5 million!
3. An Important Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring
This pear-shaped Fancy brown-pink diamond weighing in at 15.82 carats mounted in gold and featuring a pear-shaped, rose cut white diamond gallery sold for $1.7 million.
4. An Important Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring
The first of two yellow diamonds on our list features a square-shaped Fancy vivid yellow stone weighing in at 13.79 carats and is flanked by shield-shaped white diamonds. The stunning piece sold for $1.1 million!
5. An Important Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring, By Cartier
Designed by famed jeweler Cartier, this ring is centred by a cushion-shaped Fancy Vivid yellow diamond weighing in at 7.16 carats. The pre-auction estimates ranged between $648,000 and $1 million. The final sale price ended up being $876,000.