|A 12.11-carat fancy intense blue diamond sold for $15.9m at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction. The IF, marquise-shaped, brilliant-cut gem blew past its $12.3m high estimate.|
|Number two lot in the sale was a Burmese star ruby and diamond necklace, centered with a 19.53-carat oval cabochon star ruby pendant. The necklace sold for $2.6m, within estimates.|
Top lot in colored gems was a 6.06-carat Burmese “pigeon blood” cushion-shaped ruby with no indications of heating. It made $ 1.2m, beating it's high estimate.