By Erika Winters
A 101.36-carat diamond fetched $4.9 million at Christie’s New York. Image courtesy of Christie’s.
A 101.36-carat “mega diamond” fetched over $4.9 million at Christie’s New York Important Jewels sale on October 22. The cushion-cut diamond, graded L color and VS2 clarity by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), is shown suspended from a black silk cord with pavé diamond accents in platinum. You can see the scale of this mega stone below. And to get the full effect visit Christie’s senior vice president of jewelry Tom Burstein’s instagram account to see the necklace on a model.
Christie’s Important Jewels sale garnered $33.7 million with 75 percent sold by lot and 77 percent by value. Visit Christie’s to see the full list of results.