• Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2736

    Jewels: The Hong Kong Sale

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2350

    AN ALEXANDRITE AND DIAMOND PENDANT

    Price Realised  

    AN ALEXANDRITE AND DIAMOND PENDANT
    Centering upon a cluster of eight pear-shaped alexandrites weighing 16.95 carats, within a flexible openwork pear-shaped diamond surround, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold, (may be worn as a brooch), 4.5 cm long

    Accompanied by report no. 0712023 1 to 8 dated 12 December 2007 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the eight alexandrites are natural chrysoberyls of Brazil origin, colour change in daylight: bluish-green, in incandescent light: purple, with additional comment stating that these gemstones display a pronounced colour-change

    The total weight of the diamonds is 11.94 carats


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    US$140,000-190,000