|Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale was held in Geneva on May 15, 2018, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.|
Highlights are two of the largest and purest white diamonds ever to come up for auction, both weighing over 50 carats. One diamond is a D-color, Flawless, Type IIa, round brilliant-cut weighing 51.71-carats. $9.2 million. The second diamond is also a D-color, Flawless, Type IIa diamond weighing 50.39 carats, but an oval brilliant-cut. $8.1 million.
The 6.16-carat, pear-shaped, ‘Farnese Blue’ is Fancy Dark Grey-Blue, SI1 Clarity. $6.7m.
Fancy Light Blue and Fancy Light Pink Ear Clips. 6.41 carats, suspending a fancy light pink diamond weighing 8.03 carats, the other 7.16 carats, suspending a fancy light blue diamond weighing 6.25 carats. $4.4m|
|Modified brilliant-cut fancy vivid purplish pink diamond weighing 2.63 carats. $2.4 million.|
Pear-shaped fancy purple-pink, SI1 clarity, weighing 5.04 carats. $1.4 million.