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Christie’s NY Auction Garners $3.6M for 75+ Ct Yellow Diamond Ring

Oct 21, 2015 3:16 AM   By Rapaport News
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RAPAPORT... The top lot in Christie’s October 20 New York sale was a cushion modified brilliant-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond ring of 75.56 carats, which realized $3,609,000, according to an email from the auction house.

The first sale of the New York season netted a total of $19.96 million. The auctioneer said online bidding was an active element in the sale, with clients participating from locations including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Monaco, the United Kingdom, and all over the United States.

In addition to the ring, top prices were achieved for the following: a marquise-cut D 18.8-carat color diamond for $1.45 million; a heart-shaped D 12.75-carat color diamond for $965,000; and, a cushion-cut fancy yellow 34.12-carat diamond of $725,000.

Christie’s is continuing an online jewels sale through October 22 including jewelry by Bulgari, Cartier, Tiffany, and Van Cleef & Arpels.
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