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Blue diamonds to shine at Christie’s Geneva sale

4 November 2019

Ring with a 7.03-carat fancy deep blue diamond by Moussaieff


A fine selection of diamond jewellery pieces, headlined by exceptional blue diamonds, will take centre stage at Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale on November 12.

The sale includes the finest and most sought-after gemstones, alongside historic and vintage jewellery, according to the auction house.

Leading the sale is a fancy deep blue diamond ring of 7.03 carats by Moussaieff, which has a pre-sale estimate of US$10 million to US$14 million. 

The ring, mounted in platinum, features a Type IIB, rectangular-cut diamond of VVS2 clarity grade with pear-shaped diamond accents.

Other auction stars include a D-colour diamond ring of 46.93 carats and internally flawless clarity. 

“Besides no-oil emeralds from Colombia, sapphires from Kashmir and rubies from Burma, we are proud to offer a selection of Belle Époque and Art Déco jewels including a diamond bandeau and a turquoise and diamond brooch both by Cartier, the latter belonging to the late Dame Nellie Melba,” noted Christie’s. “Furthermore, we invite you to discover a grouping of modern creations from the foremost jewellery maisons including Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Harry Winston, JAR, Schlumberger, Tiffany and Van Cleef & Arpels amongst others.”