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GRAFF BUYS BLUE DIAMOND FROM BONHAMS FOR $3.6 MILLION

The fancy intense blue, weighing 4.03-carats, has been held in a private collection for 30 years
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Credit: Benma Diamonds

Bonhams Fine Jewellery sale in London on September 20 saw a unique item go under the hammer: a fancy intense blue diamond weighing 4.03-carats, which has been held in a private collection for nearly 30 years, sold for $3.6 million to Graff diamonds ($853,203 per carat).

 

According to Gem Konnect, the second highest value lot was a 9.61-carat Kashmir sapphire single-stone ring, which went for $1.14 million.

 

Fifty-five pieces of Grima jewellery, the go-to jeweler for Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and more, were sold $1.1 million. In addition, an old marquise-cut 4.61-carat, D colour, VVS2 diamond single-stone ring sold for $160,260.



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