How Marie-Antoinette’s Jewels Soared at ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Sale

A world record for Queen Marie Antoinette’s Pearl drove the blockbuster success of the Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family auction at Sotheby’s in 2018. The total of $53.1 million was a royal jewels record and continues Sotheby’s success since pioneering a dedicated Nobel Jewels sale in 2007. Since then Sotheby’s has offered over 2,000 noble jewels for sale totalling more than $300 million. We are currently inviting consignments for our upcoming Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva on May 14. Click here to request and estimate and sell your jewelry with Sotheby’s.

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