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Christie’s Sells $15.9 Million Diamond Ring in Latest Hong Kong Sale

Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Sale in Hong Kong raked in $39.8 million
blue diamond ring christies
Credit: Christies

Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Sale in Hong Kong earlier this month raked in $39.8 million, managing to sell 82% of the lots and 92% by value.

 

christies diamond jewelry auction
Credit: Christies

 

The top lot of the sale was a 12.11 Carat Fancy Intense Blue/IF Diamond Ring, which realised $15.9 million – $1.31 million per carat – “sold after more than 15 minutes of spirited bidding”, according to Christie’s. Another notable lot, a 19.53 Carats Burmese Star Ruby Pendant Necklace, sold for $2.66 million. A pair of Jadeite, Ruby and Diamond Earrings sold for $1.29 million, exceeding its pre-sale low estimate of $493,000.

 

Burmese Ruby Pendant Necklace
Credit: Christies

 

Vickie Sek, Chairman of Jewellery Asia Pacific, commented “Collectors from 14 countries and 5 continents around the world bid enthusiastically for some of the most coveted jewels offered at Christie’s Hong Kong today, achieving strong prices for top quality coloured diamonds, jadeite and rubies”.

 

Jadeite Ruby Diamond Earrings Christies
Credit: Christies


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