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Magnificent Jewels

Magnificent Jewels

Sale Overview

Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction at the Four Season Hotel des Bergues in Geneva features a curated selection of historic and modern Jewellery from all periods as well as the most famous Jewellery houses such as Harry Winston, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and many more.

This upcoming Magnificent Jewels sale includes an exceptional selection of important diamonds, natural pearls and coloured stones, including ‘The Yellow Rose’, a rare fancy intense yellow diamond of 202.18 carats. Highlights also include a sensational Art Deco diamond and onyx brooch by Cartier, a D Internally Flawless diamond ring of 23.15 cts by Taffin, a Colombian emerald of 17.60 cts and a magnificent Kashmir sapphire ring of 11.03 cts.

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Max Fawcett

Max Fawcett

Head of Department | Jewellery

Max Fawcett joined Christie’s in 2015 and today is heading the department and is responsible for valuations, client engagement/development and business getting for Geneva’s biannual Magnificent Jewels sales alongside our other international auctions.

A recognized auctioneer across sales in London, Geneva, Hong Kong and New York, he has held the gavel for many record breaking sales including Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence in 2019 which grossed $109.3 million dollars, the highest total for any auction of Indian art and Mughal jewelled objects.

Having started out in Munich as an apprentice to an antique jeweller, he soon moved to New York and from there to Geneva where he is based today.

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