On November 11, Christie’s Geneva will hold its fall sale of magnificent jewels, loose diamonds and pearls, featuring more than 390 lots. The diamond jewelry and pearls auction is expected to reach a total of $80 million. A pair of diamond earrings will take the lead in the diamond auction. The diamond ear pendants are set with a fancy vivid blue 6.9 carat diamond and a 6.8 carat diamond with an estimated presale between $12 million and $15 million.
The international head of Christie’s jewelry Mr. Kadakia said, “With one of the largest most important sapphires in the world, iconic diamond jewelry from the Duchess of Windsor, Baroness Edouard de Rothschild’s natural pearls and the brooch that belonged to Empress Eugenie Feuilles de Groseillier, Christie’s Geneva is proud to present the absolute finest diamonds and jewelry in the world.”
Additional important diamond jewelry includes a pear shape diamond necklace of 40.5 carat with an estimated presale value between $3.5 million and $5.6 million and seven other diamond jewels. Important pearls offered during the auction include a piece formerly part of the Rothschild collection. A diamond necklace holds two natural pearls of great quality and beauty at an estimated $1 million. The diamond auction will also feature a pair of diamond pendants with two magnificent drop shaped natural pearls, at an estimated presale of $2.8 million and $3.5 million.