Sunday, 25 September 2016

Record Setting Sapphire


Richelieu Sapphire. Cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 26.66 and 20.88 carats. Auction record for sapphire jewels, a Kashmir sapphire and a record price per carat for a sapphire – $175,821 per carat. $8,358,520

Unmounted oval sapphire weighing 114.73 carats. A world auction record for a Burmese sapphire. $7,223,285

Cartier sapphire and emerald ring sold for $2.3 million, setting a new record sapphire price per carat of $193,975

A cushion-cut Burmese sapphire of 130.50 carats achieved a new world record price for a sapphire at auction in 2011 until it was broken last November.

Centering upon a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 58.29 carats by Anna Hu. A world auction sales record for a contemporary jewelry artist; the highest auction price per carat for a Burmese sapphire – $78,396 per carat

A 28.18-carat Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring that sold for $5,093,000, or $180,731 per carat, at Sotheby’s New York in April 2014.

A 26.41-carat cushion-cut Kashmir sapphire and diamond brooch sold for $3,838,508 in November 2011.

A 47.15-carat Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, by Mellerio - $3,648,894

Sapphire and diamond ring set an auction record selling for $2.4 million. Set in an 18K gold ring, the unheated 10.33 ct Kashmir sapphire is surrounded by two rows of round brilliant cut diamonds.

The Star of Kashmir - $3,484,142. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 19.88 carats, flanked on either side with cushion-shaped diamonds, weighing approximately 3.02 and 2.72 carats.

A 42.28-carat Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring - $3,458,420.

The Kelly Sapphire, a 21.71 ct cushion-cut sapphire mounted in a platinum ring by Cartier. $4.2 million.