|The Jubilee Ruby, a 15.99 ct. Burmese ruby and diamond ring by Verdura, fetched more than $14.1 million at Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels sale, making it the most expensive colored gemstone sold at auction in the U.S. |
The gem is set in an 18k gold ring within a circular-cut diamond and polished gold ring. Top quality Burmese rubies of more than 15 carats are considered an absolute rarity in the world of colored gemstones.
|A 10.07-carat Type IIa cushion modified brilliant-cut fancy intense purple-pink diamond and diamond ring, flanked on either side by a triangular-shaped diamonds mounted in platinum and gold sold for $8.8 million.|
A 40.43-carat round brilliant-cut D color Flawless diamond sold for $7 million
|A 54.62-carat round-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond made $2.4 million.|
A 14.11-carat round brilliant-cut D color, Flawless clarity diamond sold for $1.9 million.