Thursday, 30 November 2017

'Pink Promise' leads Christie's Hong Kong

'The Pink Promise' was the top lot at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale. The 14.93 carat fancy vivid pink VVS1 diamond made $31,861,000 – approximately $2.13 million per carat.

The sale features 27 jewels by renowned jewelry artist Wallace Chan.

A 8.80 carat fancy intense pink diamond estimated at $8.8m to $12m.
Top lot among rubies was an 8.17-carat pigeon’s blood Burmese ruby with an estimate of $5.8m to $8m. The supply of large Burmese ruby is dwindling, driving prices ever higher.

Burmese rubies of 4.04 and 4.03 carats. The pair has an estimate of $2m to $3.2m.
A 28.04-carat Sri-Lankan Padparadscha sapphire made $2.4m

A Jadeite bead and diamond necklace $12m. A jadeite pendant $3.5m to $4.8m