Tracey Kahle joins the auction house with 32 years’ experience in buying and appraising gems and jewelry.
Here’s how other important pieces of jewelry did at Sotheby’s auction of magnificent and noble jewels in Geneva.
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An Andrew Clunn creation set with 28 oval-shaped diamonds fetched $4.1 million at Sotheby’s jewelry auction Wednesday.
The latter jewel sold for $5 million, within its pre-sale estimate.
The fancy vivid yellow “Sienna Star” is in a setting from designer Glenn Spiro.
Statistics and sales over the last several years have proven that men’s jewelry is now a fast-growing area of the market.
“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.
Millennials were once feared in the diamond industry, but now this younger generation has become today’s largest diamond buying demographic.
It was the top lot of Phillips and Bacs & Russo’s recent white glove sale.