Fall season has already begun for Christie’s. What better way to start than with the exceptional jewels, diamonds and gemstones. Scheduled for October 15th, Magnificent Jewels Auction will attract a lot of fans of this bright and beautiful pieces, who will get together at Christie’s Rockefeller Center saleroom. This two-session sale includes a trio of colored diamonds of superior quality, depth of color, tone and saturation. Among 400 lots, these gems stand out: a rectangular-cut Fancy Intense Pink diamond ring of 8.77 carats, a cushion-cut Fancy Vivid Blue diamond ring of 3.81 carats, and a square-cut Fancy Vivid Yellow diamond ring of 5.13 caratsall of which have been consigned by distinguished gem collectors. Magnificent Jewel Auction is expected to achieve in excess of $40 million.
Rahul Kadakia, Head of Jewelry for Christie’s Americas and Switzerland, noted: “It was an unprecedented season for Christie’s this spring, having achieved three world record breaking diamond sales in New York, Geneva and Hong Kong. For the first major fall sale in New York, our team of jewelry specialists have traveled the globe to gather the finest quality diamonds, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, and rare vintage jewels from notable estates and private collections. In anticipation of a continued strong market, we look forward to offering collectors the best in the world of jewelry auctions.”
The auction will also present the Historic “Mystery-Set” Sapphire, Diamond and Colored Diamond Argentine Flag Brooch, estimated $300,000 – 500,000, by Van Cleef & Arpels, formerly the property of Eva Peron.