A glittering selection of fine gems and one-of-a-kind jewellery pieces is taking centre stage at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction scheduled for October 3 in Hong Kong.
Headlining the sale are exceptional contemporary creations adorned with equally phenomenal gems, according to the auction house.
One of its highlights is a peacock vintage brooch embellished with sapphires, emeralds and diamonds by Cartier, with a pre-sale price estimate of HK$950,000 to HK$1.4 million (around US$121,000 to US$178,000).
Other stars of the sale are a ring with a 5-carat fancy vivid blue diamond centre stone, which is expected to fetch HK$98 million to HK$120 million (around US$12.48 million to US$15.28 million); and a pair of fancy vivid yellow diamond earrings valued at HK$38 million to HK$48 million (about US$4.8 million to US$6.1 million).
A specially curated collection of exclusive necklaces by famed jewellers such as Van Cleef & Arpels, as well as celebrated Asian contemporary designer, Wallace Chan, are also featured in the sale.
News Source: jewellerynet.com