|Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva was headlined by the spectacular 'Blue Moon', a sensational 12.03-carat fancy vivid blue internally flawless diamond which sold for 48,634,000 CHF ($48,468,158 USD) a world record for a gemstone at auction.|
8.24 carats, Fancy Vivid Purple-Pink, Natural Colour, SI1 Clarity. $ 13,900,000 CHF
Catalogue cover lot – a magnificent emerald and diamond necklace, by Harry Winston circa 1959 – $3.8 million.
Fancy orangey pink diamond pendant – 15.20 carats briolette pear – $ 4m.
A cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 40.13 carats, within a surround of marquise-shaped diamonds. Sold for $3,179,122
|The sale achieved a total of 139,561,250 CHF.|
A Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring weighing 16.40 carats sold for $2,760,554 ($168,327 per carat)
A fancy intense blue diamond ring set with a pear-shaped fancy intense blue diamond weighing 3.17 carats. Sold for $2,521,373 ($795,386 per carat)
A ruby, sapphire and diamond bar brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels. Set with an oval ruby weighing 6.02 carats, between two cushion-shaped sapphires of 10.44 and 13.44 carats. Sold for $2,521,373
A fancy brownish orange pink diamond ring set with a pear-shaped diamond of 10.58 carats. Sold for $2,162,600 ($204,405 per carat)
Pair of sapphire and diamond ear clips, JAR. US$584,002