Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Record Setting Fine Ruby

Christie’s sold a 15 carat Burmese ruby for $18m at its Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong in December 2015, setting a world auction record for a ruby of $1.2 million per carat. The 'Crimson Flame' surpassed its high estimate of $15 million.
The “Sunrise Ruby” a 25.59-carat Burmese stone, sold for $30.3 million ($1.184 million per carat) in May, 2015. The price was a new record for any ruby, a new record per carat, and is a record for a stone by Cartier.

The 8.62-carat cushion-shaped 'Graff Ruby' set a then world auction record for a ruby at $8,600,410, as well as a record price per carat for a ruby at $997,727 in 2014.

10.10 carat Mogok Burmese ruby and diamond brooch by Cartier. $8,428,127 or $834,468 per carat in 2014.

29.62 carat Mogok Burmese ruby and diamond ring by Cartier. $7,379,953 or $249,154 per carat in 2014.

The Patiño Ruby. 32.08 carats Mogok Burmese ruby and diamond ring by Chaumet. $6,736,750 or $209,998 per carat in 2012.

The Queen of Burma. 23.66-carat Burmese Ruby and diamond ring by Cartier. $6,084,559 or $257,166 per carat in 2014.

The Regal Ruby. 13.21-carat Mogok Burmese Ruby and diamond ring. $5,967,465 or $451,738 per carat in 2013

A 30.20-carat Burmese ruby and diamond Ring. $4,265,586 or $141,245 per carat 2011.

8.99 carat Mogok Burmese ruby and diamond Ring by Harry Winston. $3,935,105 or $437,720 per carat 2013.

The Richard Burton ruby and diamond ring. 8.24 carats by Van Cleef & Arpels. $4,226,500 or $512,925 per carat 2013.

12.46-carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring. $3,721,415 or $298,669 per carat 2014.

“The Pride of Burma,” a 6.25 carat, cushion-shaped Burmese ruby and diamond ring. US $2-2.5m.
Red Emperor Necklace. 104.51 carat total weight; 60 faceted pear and heart-shaped stones in a Fai Dee/James W. Curren necklace. Auction record for ruby jewelry. $9,923,077 or $94,949 per carat. Sotheby's Hong Kong April 7, 2014
The Heart of the Kingdom Ruby necklace, from the house of Gerard, has a 40.63 carat heart shaped Burmese ruby set on a 155 carat diamond necklace. $ 14m.