An expansive range of diamonds and coloured gemstones is going under the hammer at Luxeford’s sale of Fine Jewels and Watches scheduled for November 30 in Hong Kong.
Headlining the sale is a 10.83-carat, pear-shaped D-colour Type IIA diamond of flawless clarity grade. This diamond is has a pre-sale estimate of HK$9.8 million (around US$1.26 million), revealed the auction house.
Other highlights of the sale are a ring adorned with a 12.33-carat oval Kashmir sapphire, estimated to fetch HK$5.6 million or around US$718,000; a jadeite and diamond bangle with 12 jadeite cabochons of vivid emerald-green color and high translucency; and a rare necklace composed of 41 oval- and cushion-cut Burmese rubies weighing 47.02 carats.
Luxeford is also presenting a selection of natural pearls such as an unmounted melo and clam pearl; and a conch and natural pearl, and diamond necklace.
The auction will likewise feature collectible timepieces; prestige jewels from Tiffany & Co and Van Cleef & Arpels; and signed pieces from Cartier, Buccellati, Gimel and Fred, among other high jewellery brands.
Edmond Chan, head of Jewelry Asia at Luxeford, commented, “We are delighted to continue featuring rare and exquisite masterpieces that display incredible craftsmanship and rarity of top-grade gemstones in our upcoming auction in Hong Kong.”