Christie’s US$50 million Magnificent Jewels auction April 16
This year’s Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York on April 16th is expected to achieve more than US$50 million. The line-up will include a spectacular range of jewels, from coloured and colourless diamonds to rare and historic gemstones and natural pearls. A number of signed pieces from famous jewellery houses, including René Boivin, Cartier, Tiffany & Co, Van Cleef & Arpels and Harry Winston
Among the most hotly anticipated pieces are a pair of internally flawless diamond ear pendants, featuring stones of more than 22 carats, which are estimated will sell for between US$7.5-$10 million. The selection of colourless diamonds on offer also includes a flawless briolette diamond of over 50 carats and an oval-cut 40.43 carat diamond.