At the Magnificent Jewels auction in New York on December 9 the diamond necklace of Queen Nazli of Egypt got sold for an amazing $4.3 million USD. The royal diamond necklace contains in the center a 6 carat round diamond. This royal diamond necklace was at the Magnificent Jewels auction of Sotheby’s the highest profile lot.
The diamond necklace is a bib styled necklace, which the queen commissioned for her daughter’s wedding in 1939. In the pre sale the diamond necklace was estimated to be sold at the value $3.6 million to $4.6 million, according to the auctioneer’s website. Next to the fact that it was a bib styled necklace the diamonds in the necklace are in a “sunburst” motif. In the center there is a 6 carat round diamond and to create the sun burst effect there are 118 round diamonds weighing approximately 134 carats. Furthermore there are 27 smaller round diamonds and 50 carat of baguette diamond in the royal necklace.
Next to this highest selling lot there was at the Sotheby’s auction an ”exceptional” platinum, sapphire diamond ring. This sapphire diamond ring fetched $5.1 million USD amazing everybody since it was estimated to fetch $3.5 million to $4.5 million USD. The appearance of this sapphire diamond ring is stunning since it features a cushion cut sugarloaf cabochon sapphire weighing 25.87 carat in the center. Having in addition, two bullet cut diamonds of 0.40 carat each on each side.
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