Thursday 21 March 2013

Graff Debuts $100M Peacock Brooch at TEFAF

Graff Debuts $100M Peacock Brooch at TEFAF

(Rapaport) Graff Diamonds unveiled a unique diamond peacock brooch at the TEFAF luxury art and antiques fair being held in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

The brooch, which has a total carat weight of 120.81 is valued at $100 million, measures a little more than 10 centimeters in height and features a 20.02- carat fancy deep blue pear- shape diamond at its center.

The peacock's tail feathers consists of an array of white and colored diamonds that surround the center blue diamond, which features an additional clasp at the back allowing it to be removed and worn in two different ways.

Graff Diamonds has taken part in TEFAF since 2001, where the jeweler has unveiled and sold large and fancy diamonds, including the Gemini Yellows, a pair of 50-plus carat fancy intense yellow diamond earrings and a 100 carat, D flawless pear-shape diamond. In 2008, Graff sold a 70.12 carat yellow diamond for $11 million followed by a 30 carat emerald-cut diamond that achieved $5 million at the fair in 2009. TEFAF Maastricht runs from March 15 to 24 this year.