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Color Diamonds Light Up Christmas For Christie’s

The final major jewelry auction of 2015 is ready to go on December 10 by Christie’s in New York and some stunning color diamonds are set to go under the hammer.

1.  A Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring


A massive 30.48-carat Fancy Vivid yellow diamond headlines this stunning ring and is flanked by tapered, baguette-cut white diamonds.   Pre-auction estimates for the ring have been set for between $1.4 and $1.8 million (USD).

2.  A Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring


The diamond only weighs in at 3.74 carats but it is a stunning Fancy Vivid purplish pink set with  tapered baguette-cut white diamond on either side.   The piece is expected to sell for between $1.3 and $1.5 million.

3.  A Diamond and Coloured Diamond Pendant Necklace


The only necklace on our list, the piece features an 18.88-carat modified heart-shaped white diamond, with a circular-cut pink diamond and white diamond surround, as well as a pear and circular-cut diamond surmount to the fine link chain, enhanced by two circular-cut diamonds.   This fantastically intricate piece is expected to sell for between $1.25 and $1.75 million.

4.  A Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring


The star of this piece is a pear brilliant-cut fancy gray-blue diamond, weighing in at 19.97 carats, trimmed with circular-cut diamonds and set within an undulating tapered baguette-cut diamond surround.   This final ring on our list has a pre-auction estimate of between $1 and $1.5 million.

5.  A Pair of Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ear Pendants


The high-end estimate for this piece is $1 million, not surprising considering the earrings feature a Fancy yellow pear brilliant and a pear modified brilliant-cut yellow diamond, weighing 15.10 and 14.86 carats respectively.




Rainbow of Color Diamond Up For Auction by Bonhams

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.