A packed saleroom at Sotheby's in Geneva saw multiple records broken in the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction, which achieved a total of CHF 136,734,500 / $136,428,215 – the highest total for any jewellery sale this season.
The evening was led by a number of outstanding pieces, including a Fancy Intense Pink diamond ring, which after lively bidding, reached CHF 20,825,000 / $20,778,352, and the exceptional ‘Sky Blue Diamond’, which sold for CHF 17,112,500 / $17,074,168. New records were set for Fancy Deep Blue, Fancy Light Blue, and Fancy Light Pink Diamonds – demonstrating the strength of the market for coloured diamonds.
Sotheby's Geneva is proud to present the November sale of Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels. The auction features an impressive spectrum of coloured diamonds, as well as period jewels with noble provenance and fine coloured gemstones. Highlights include a historic and magnificent diamond choker, formerly in the collection of the imperial Russian family and the spectacular 'Sky Blue Diamond', a Fancy Vivid blue diamond ring weighing 8.01 carats, Cartier.