‘The Flawless Star’ Diamond Earns $4.6M at Christie’s Online
The “Jewels Online” sale sold 98 percent by lot.
The “Jewels Online and The Flawless Star” online auction wrapped up last week on April 7, earning a total $9.1 million and selling 98 percent by lot.
“The Flawless Star,” a round brilliant-cut, D-color, flawless diamond weighing 45.46 carats, sold for $4.6 million, falling within its predicted $4 million to $6 million range.
Following it was the below 4.61-carat, D-color, SI1 marquise-cut unmounted diamond, which sold for $107,000. It was only expected to earn $60,000 at most.
The No. 3 highest selling lot was another unmounted diamond, the below 5.31-carat, D-color, VS2 cushion modified brilliant-cut diamond that earned $100,800.
The No. 4 lot was a ring from Paris design house Reza. Estimated to sell for $30,000 to $50,000, it earned $81,900.
It features a 2.55-carat heart-shaped Burmese ruby with no indication of heating and a 2.28-carat, D-color, internally flawless heart-shaped diamond set in 18-karat white gold.
The No. 5 lot was a colored diamond and diamond pendant necklace estimated to sell for between $25,000 and $35,000, which ultimately sold for $75,600.
Seen below, it features a 5.47-carat fancy intense yellow, VS1 briolette diamond and a square-cut white diamond set in platinum and 18-karat white gold.
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