RESULTS | Hong Kong MAGNIFICENT JEWELS July Auction ACHIEVED US$39.8 Million / HK$306,610,000
ContinuING Christie’s leadership IN offering the finest quality coloured diamonds AND GEMSTONES at auction
Top Lot of the Sale
12.11 Carat Fancy Intense Blue/IF Diamond Ring
Price Realised: HK$122,385,000/ US$15.9 million
Hong Kong – On 9th July, Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction totaled HK$306,610,000 / US$39.8 million.
The top lot of the sale was a 12.11 Carat Fancy Intense Blue/IF Diamond Ring, which realised HK$122,385,000 / US$15.9 million, (price per carat of US$1.31 million), sold after more than 15 minutes of spirited bidding.
Vickie Sek, Chairman, Jewellery Asia Pacific, commented “Collectors from 14 countries and 5 continents around the world bid enthusiastically for some of the most coveted jewels offered at Christie’s Hong Kong today, achieving strong prices for top quality coloured diamonds, jadeite and rubies. The top lot, a 12 carat fancy intense blue diamond was contested for by many collectors and achieved a superb US$15.9m. This exceptional result reflects the robust global demand in the market, and continues our leadership in offering the finest coloured diamonds at auction.”
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