Last week in New York the “Important Jewels” auction occurred and a pear-shaped diamond ring doubled its estimated diamond price. The ring was a property from an American collection and was the top-selling lot at the auction that garnered a total of $8.5 million.
Marianne Ostier diamond ring
The diamond ring that smashed the diamond price by fetching double of the estimated price of $225,000 is a pear-shaped diamond ring with tapered baguette diamonds on the shoulders. The 15.13-carat center diamond is graded D color and SI2 clarity by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).
More Diamond Highlights of the Important Jewels sale
- Lot 199 | A diamond ring — set with a cushion-cut
Estimated with a diamond price ranging from $375K to $475K this L-color VS2 clarity cushion cut diamond of 22.41-carat got sold for $437,500
- Lot 208 | Emerald cut diamond engagement ring
Estimated with a price of $300K this emerald cut diamond of 15.88-carat, E-color, SI2-clarity piece fetched a diamond price of $362,500. This means that it got sold for $22,827 per carat.
- Lot 203 | Pink-Purplish diamond ring
Estimated with a diamond price ranging from $525K to $575K this cut-cornered rectangular mixed-cut, 6.51-carat, fancy-light-purplish-pink diamond ring failed to find a buyer.
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