Three world-class diamonds, discovered 300 years apart, dazzled in Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva on 15 May. One of the foremost historic diamonds known to man, The Farnese Blue, soared to CHF 6,719,750 ($6,713,837), well above estimate while two highly impressive white diamonds, a 51.71 carat round diamond and a 50.39 carat oval diamond both sold above their high estimates for CHF 9,260,000 ($9,251,851) and CHF 8,131,000 ($8,123,845) respectively. Click ahead to see the full top ten results for the sale.
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