22 mai 2011

Christie's Geneva Sets New World Record Prices For a Heart-Shaped Diamond, For any Sapphire and for any Indian Jewel Sold at Auc

Christie's sale of magnificent jewels in Geneva achieved a total of more than $78M, the highest result for any jewellery auction ever held by the auction house in Switzerland. The top lot was a 56 ct heart-shaped diamond, which sold for more than $10M becoming the most expensive heart-shaped diamond ever sold at auction. François Curiel, President of Christie's Switzerland: “The jewellery sale in Geneva was marked by strong bidding with moments of passionate enthusiasm, exemplified by an antique Imperial Mughal spinel necklace... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2010

A superb 19.94 carats Kashmir cushion-cut sapphire

A superb 19.94 carats Kashmir cushion-cut sapphire. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The unmounted cushion-cut sapphire weighing 19.94 carats Accompanied by report no. 1008001 dated 3 August 2010 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating.Report no. CS42413 dated 17 June 2010 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of clarity or heat enhancementReport no.93005412 dated 10 March 2009 from... [Lire la suite]
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