The massive natural fancy black diamond will be offered without reserve at Sotheby’s next month.
Jack Ogden will host the webinar on Friday, Jan. 7.
It was found at the Williamson mine in Tanzania after Petra resumed operations following a COVID-19 shutdown.
The 71.19-carat “Northern Light” green diamond and the 108.03-carat “Blue Splendor of Ceylon” sapphire are just two examples.
It’s at the center of an exhibition about diamonds mined in Botswana.
The Duchess of Windsor bangle, however, failed to sell.
The tome offers an appreciation for the stone through the voices of celebrities, designers, and other diamond lovers.
Lots of Lorraine Schwartz, mega diamonds, and a timepiece were among the most impactful baubles.
The French queen’s diamond bracelets retain their original design.
The star of the sale, a 24-carat heart-shaped diamond, went for $2 million.
Expected to sell for $1.6 million-$2.6 million, it’s the highest valued jewel ever offered in an online-only auction at Christie’s.
And hear one diamond industry analyst’s estimate of its potential value.
The “exceptional” stone went for about $1 million per carat and is the second natural color rough diamond purchased by the two companies.
It is a 101.38-carat D flawless stone that sold for more than $12 million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong.
Though the mine closed in November, the company still sees ample opportunity for the brand.
But unlike another 1000-plus-carat diamond recently uncovered by Debswana in the country, this is of variable quality.
It will accept payment with Ether or Bitcoin for a D-color, flawless, pear-shaped diamond hitting the block next month.
Debswana uncovered the “high gem-quality” rough stone on June 1 at Jwaneng mine’s South Kimberlite pipe.
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.