On Tuesday Christie’s held its Magnificent Jewels sale in New York and a 3.09-carat blue diamond fetched a diamond price that set world record price per carat for intense blue diamonds. The rectangular fancy intense blue diamond was set on a platinum ring flanked by tapered baguette-cut diamonds and was estimated on a diamond price of $3 million. The eventual diamond price for which the blue diamond was sold for was far above this estimate as it fetched $5.3 million.
The fancy intense blue diamond was the top lot at the Christie’s auction that contained 211 lots. Altogether the auction achieved more than $45.6 million, of which 88% was sold by lot and 96% by value. The sale was unique due to the fancy colored diamonds, colorless diamonds of great quality and signed jewels.
More top lot’s of Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Sale
The cut cornered rectangular modified fancy intense pink diamond of 8.42 carat was set in platinum and rose gold. On the side there were tapered baguette cut diamonds, making the pink color appear even intenser. The ring was sold for just over $5 million.
A unique crossover diamond ring set with two pear modified diamonds got sold Tuesday for more than $4.5 million. The ring contains a 2.85 carat intense pink diamond and a 2.42 carat vivid blue diamond while adorned with baguette cut diamonds in the shoulders.
Sold for a higher price than the estimate of $1.8 million estimated this 33.46 carat rectangular diamond that is flanked by tapered baguette’s got a new owner. The platinum ring got sold for nearly $2.3 million.
Another crossover ring set with a fancy vivid blue diamond of 2.10 carat and a 1.98 carat colorless pear. Those diamonds are flanked by tapered baguette cut diamonds. The ring fetched nearly $3.5 million.
An elongated oval cut diamond of 22.76 carat set in a two tiered thread work gallery and hoop. The ring got sold within estimates for $2.7 million.
Sold above the estimated price this fancy intense blue 2.81 carat modified square diamond set in platinum got sold for $2.1 million. The fancy blue diamond ring comes with a pavé diamond ring band.
For more results of the Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction, visit Christie’s here