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Tue, 29 Nov 2011

Emerald Earrings and Diamond Pair Set Records at Christie's Hong Kong

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Emerald Earrings and Diamond Pair Set Records at Christie's Hong Kong
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By Erika Winters

Two auction records were achieved at Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale on November 29, 2011. A pair of D FL type IIa round brilliant diamonds weighing 35.77 and 35.61 carats set a record price of $16.4 million, which is the highest price paid for colorless diamonds in Asia. A pair of Colombian emerald ear pendants of 25.38 and 23.12 carats sold for over $4 million setting the second auction record of the evening. Other highlights include a brooch with a Kashmir sapphire weighing a 26.41 carats and a pair of fancy pink diamond earrings of 4.03 and 4.01 carats set with colorless pear shaped diamonds.

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71.38 carat pair of round brilliant D FL diamonds, Christie's Hong Kong November 29, 2011

A pair of round brilliant cut D FL type IIa diamonds weighing 35.77 and 35.61 carats sold for a record $16.4 million at Christie's sale.


Emerald Diamond Ear Pendants Christie's Hong Kong November 29, 2011

Ear pendants with Colombian emeralds weighing 25.38 and 23.12 carats sold for $4 million.


Kashmir Sapphire brooch Christie's Hong Kong November 29, 2011

Brooch with diamonds and a remarkable Kashmir sapphire weighing 26.42 carats sold for $3.8 million. The sapphire was assessed by the Swiss Gemmological Institute, the Gubelin Laboratory, and the American Gemological Laboratories as Kashmir in origin with no evidence of heat treatment.


Pink diamond earrings Christie's Hong Kong November 29, 2011

A pair of fancy pink diamond earrings of 4.03 and 4.01 carats sold for $2 million at Christie's Magnificent Jewels sale.




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