Sunday, September 22, 2013

I want them all!

Rare Pink, Blue, Yellow Diamonds Highlight Christie’s Auction

By Rob Bates, Senior Editor
Posted on September 9, 2013
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An 8.77 ct. fancy intense pink diamond, a 3.81 ct. fancy vivid blue, and a 5.13 ct. fancy vivid yellow will highlight the Oct. 15 Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York City.
The 5.13 carat square-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond carries a $200,000 to $300,000 estimated price tag. The 8.77 ct. rectangular cut fancy intense pink ring is projected to go for $5.5 million to $6.5 million. And the 3.81 ct. cushion-cut fancy vivid blue diamond ring is expected to fetch $2.5 million to $3 million.
Photo courtesy of Christie's
Other notable diamonds in the sale:
  • A 25.3 ct. D-color diamond ring, with a $2.4 million to $3 million estimate.
  • An 18.8 ct. D-color diamond ring with a $1.7 million to $2 million estimate.
  • A 9.52 ct. D-color diamond ring, with internally flawless clarity, with an $850,000 to $1.05 million estimate.
The sale will also feature David Webb pieces from the collection of Newport, R.I., socialite Noreen Stonor Drexel. 
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