Kashmir sapphire necklace
10.04-carat Burmese Pigeon’s Blood ruby and diamond ring
Moon Of Baroda pendant with a 24.04-carat fancy yellow VS2 diamond centre stone
Necklace with a sapphire cabochon centre gem of 396.89 carats
A stunning Kashmir sapphire necklace with diamond accents is the star of Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction scheduled for November 27 in Hong Kong. The sale will feature over 260 lots.
The Peacock Necklace, adorned with highly coveted royal blue sapphires, has a pre-sale estimate of HK$95 million to HK$120 million or about US$12 million to US$15 million.
Also leading the season are a 10.04-carat Burmese Pigeon’s Blood ruby and diamond ring; the “Moon Of Baroda,” a 24.04-carat fancy yellow VS2 diamond necklace; and the “Ultimate Mogok Blue Treasure,” which has a Guinness World Records Certification of being the largest cabochon-cut sapphire at 396.89 carats. The Burmese cabochon sapphire and diamond necklace is named Etcetera.
Vickie Sek, chairman, Jewellery Asia, commented, “It is our great honour to once again present a diverse selection of the world’s finest and most coveted jewels to our esteemed collectors, led this season by the mesmerising Peacock Necklace. Also on offer are some of the world’s most legendary gemstones in the history of the jewellery industry, which will no doubt greatly excite global collectors as they pursue pieces of superb origin and unparalleled beauty.”