The 5 December Magnificent Jewels auction in New York presents the most supreme examples of the world’s most sought after jewels and gemstones. The sale is headlined by spectacular diamonds in a variety of hues and shapes, including an exquisite 5.69 carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond and an extremely rare 110.92 carat round diamond - the largest round diamond to be offered at auction. For those looking to add impressive colored stones to their collection, the Magnificent Jewels sale presents a variety of vibrant rubies, emeralds and sapphires, including an important collection of sapphire jewels by Harry Winston and Van Cleef & Arpels, from a Distinguished Family Collection.
This sale also presents the inaugural Icons series. Presenting a collection of the world’s most coveted jewelry designs from the last 100 years, this series offers a decadent Art Deco bracelet by Cartier for the vintage admirers, enamel bracelets by Schlumberger for those channeling their inner Jackie and a playful gem-encrusted brooch by JAR which is truly a wearable piece of art. Jewels by Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari, Harry Winston and Verdura round out this remarkable lineup of iconic jewels.
This season, for the first time ever, Sotheby’s will unite all of the elements of a lavish life into a dazzling week of sales. Presented by the Luxury & Lifestyle Division, A Life of Luxury will bring together the finest examples of jewelry, watches, cars, wine and fashion. Be sure to visit our exhibition opening on 30 November to take part in this landmark week of events.