GRAFF BUYS BLUE DIAMOND FROM BONHAMS FOR $3.6 MILLION
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.