The Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale in Hong Kong totalled HK$504 million / US$65 million. The sale was led by a very rare and impressive ruby and diamond ring designed and mounted by BHAGAT, which achieved HK$81.7 million / US$10.5 million. Another highlight of the sale was the intense competition for the Woolworth-Yard jadeite bead and diamond necklace which fetched HK$9.1 million / US$1.2 million, 23 times of its pre-sale estimate.
Iconic masterpieces by legendary jewellers and contemporary design extraordinaires feature alongside in this Autumn’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale. Highlights include a rare art deco ‘Tutti Frutti’ Cartier bracelet, an exquisite 8.49carat ruby ring by JAR and an impressive emerald and diamond parure by Van Cleef & Arpels. Presented together are a selection of rare coloured diamonds, exceptional gemstones and a tasteful selection of signed jewels of distinctive period designs.