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Christie’s to Auction 27-Carat Diamond Necklace to Support Healthcare Workers

The pieces will be sold to help Diamonds That Care, launched by Alrosa
Anna Hu diamonds coronavirus
Credit: Anna Hu

In July, Christie’s plans to auction three “spectacular pieces of diamond jewellery” to support healthcare workers fighting coronavirus, IDEX Online reports. The auction will run online from July 3 to July 13.

 

Anna Hu diamond jewelry
Credit: Anna Hu

 

The pieces, created by Taiwan-born designer Anna Hu, include a 27.02 carat fancy brown-yellow diamond set in an 18-carat red gold and white gold necklace, alongside smaller fancy color and colorless diamonds; an 18-carat red gold ring featuring a faint brown diamond weighing 1.59 carats; and a pair of earrings of 18-carat white gold and 18-carat red gold, each with a pear-shaped 3-carat diamond.

 

Anna Hu coronavirus diamond jewelry
Credit: Anna Hu

 

According to the report, the pieces will be sold to help Diamonds That Care, an initiative launched by Alrosa. Sergey Ivanov, CEO of Alrosa, commented: “By working with Christie’s, which operates in all the regions affected by the coronavirus, and the brilliant Chinese jewelry artist Anna Hu, we are raising funds for a US-based charitable organization supporting activities in various countries”.



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