Totalling more than half a billion dollars, including live and online sales, Sotheby’s 2017 jewellery auctions were exceptionally memorable. Among the top moments, as well as the top prices were, “The CTF Pink Star,” which set the world auction record for any diamond or gemstone, and “The Memory of Autumn Leaves” and “The Dream of Autumn Leaves,” which achieved a world auction record for earrings. Pink and blue diamonds led the year, with rubies and sapphires also soaring past their estimates. Click ahead to recap the top 20 best-selling jewels and stay tuned to discover the glittering trove on offer in 2018.
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