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Diamond Tiara Crowns Fellows Auction

Jan 16, 2017 5:28 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... U.K.-based auction house Fellows sold $627,000 (GBP 520,000) worth of jewelry last week, with the event 74 percent sold by lot and 87 percent sold by value.

A brilliant round, 6.43-carat, K-color, VVS2-clarity diamond ring was the most expensive item at the sale, fetching $38,986 (GBP 32,000), or $6,063 per carat.

Fellows also auctioned a late Victorian silver and gold diamond tiara comprising a combined 19 to 20 carats of J-L color diamonds with clarity ranging from SI2 to “P1,” which refers to piqué stones and is equivalent to the GIA’s I1 grade. The piece fetched $19,493 (GBP 16,000).

Other notable lots included an “old-cut,” 6.90-carat, “tinted” color, SI-clarity diamond ring for $14,620 (GBP 12,000) or $2,119 per carat.

Fellows is scheduled to hold another jewelry sale on January 19 and three more in February.
Tags: Auctions, diamond tiara, Fellows, Jewelry, jewelry auctions, Rapaport News, tiara, u.k., Victorian
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