Sotheby’s revealed its April 6 Hong Kong sale of gems and jewelry that is estimated at the $60m level. The star lot is a pair of diamond pendant earrings estimated at US$4.8m:
[Terry Chu, Deputy Head, Sotheby’s Jewelry Department]:
“This sale we also have quite a few high quality diamonds. And among all that there is a pair of Harry Winston Diamond Earrings. And for that Harry Winston Diamond Earrings, on the pendent, each suspending a pear-shaped diamond, they are both perfect D color internal flawless diamonds. And each weighing 14 carats.”
Also in the collection is a 27.67 carat Burmese ruby which is expected to fetch up to 2.5 million U.S. dollars. Sotheby’s said that the ruby “pigeon’s blood” diamond comes from Burma’s Mogok mines, a region it says is famous for the gem.
Jewels Set to Reach Dazzling Prices at Sotheby’s Auction in Hong Kong (NTD)