“The Dancing Sun” is the largest polished diamond mined in North America and the star of the “Magnificent Jewels” auction.
It features pieces from the likes of Solange Azagury-Partridge, Suzanne Belperron, Marina B, and Silvia Furmanovich.
Here’s how other important pieces of jewelry did at Sotheby’s auction of magnificent and noble jewels in Geneva.
It was the top lot of Phillips and Bacs & Russo’s recent white glove sale.
The D-color, internally flawless diamond leads the Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction.
Sotheby’s created an Instagram filter for the crown, estimated to sell for up to $1.5 million.
The internally flawless Type IIa stone is the star of Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale next month in Hong Kong.
The largest Kashmir sapphire to hit the block, according to Sotheby’s, and several stones weighing more than 100 carats are on offer.
The sale of items belonging to the queen’s great-great granddaughter garnered three times more than expected.
“Colorful Whimsy: Jewels by Michele della Valle” was full of springtime pastels.
It will be the largest single-owner collection of the German brand’s jewels to appear at auction, Sotheby’s said.
Every lot was sold at the Sotheby’s auction, with 98 percent topping their highest pre-sale estimates.
It’s up for sale at Sotheby’s Hong Kong just two days after the “perfect” 102.39-carat diamond is being sold without reserve.