Tuesday 25 April 2017

Natural Color Diamonds in Upcoming Spring Auctions

Natural Color Diamonds in Upcoming Spring Auctions

[Langerman Diamonds] Several auction houses will propose beautiful natural color diamonds for their next spring auctions.  As Graeme Thompson, head of jewelry at Bonhams Asia said “The increasing popularity of natural colored gemstones has been driven by growing demand from around the world, and interest in them is now widening to newer areas.”

Fancy natural color diamonds will lead the following auctions: 

Christies - Magnificent Jewels Auction, New-York, April 26

A cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy vivid purplish pink diamond, I1, weighing approximately 5.26 carats, flanked on either side by a tapered baguette-cut diamond, mounted in platinum. Estimation $2,800,000 - 3,500,000.


Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink diamond Christie's 

A rectangular-cut fancy brown-yellow diamond, weighing approximately 20.48 carats, VVS1 clarity, mounted in a white gold ring. Estimation $80,000 - 120,000. 



A square step-cut fancy intense yellow diamond, weighing approximately 23.56 carats, fancy intense yellow, natural color, VVS1 clarity, potentially Internally Flawless, set in a baguette-cut diamond and circular-cut yellow diamond surround, 1978, ring size 6, mounted in platinum and 18k gold. Signed Webb for David Webb. Estimation $ 300,000 - 500,000

Fancy Intense Yellow Ring by Webb

Sotheby's - Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, May 16

A Fancy Intense Purplish Pink diamond, VS1, Type IIa, weighing 7.04 carats set in a ring Piaget. Estimation CHF 8.030.000 - 12.040.000


Natural Fancy Intense Pink Diamond - Sotheby's



Philips - Jewels and Jadeite, Hong-Kong, May 29

A Fine Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond and Pink Diamond Ring

 Fancy Vivid Yellow diamond ring - Philips


A Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink Diamond, Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring

 Fancy Vivid Pink diamond ring Philips


Bonhams -  Jewels of the World Collection Auction, Hong Kong, May 31

A radiant-cut fancy green diamond, weighing 5.03 carats, surrounded by brilliant-cut diamonds of pink tint, with similarly cut diamonds extending to the bifurcated shoulders. The auction house expecting the piece to fetch $400,000 to $490,000.

 Fancy Green Diamond Ring Bonhams

A pair of Namibian fancy colored diamond and diamond earrings by Forevermark. Each of the Asscher-cut Fancy Intense yellow diamonds, weighing 5.26 and 5.17 carats, VVS1 clarity, is suspended from a similarly cut diamond surmount. Estimation $300,000 - 360,000.

  Fancy Intense Yellow diamonds Earrings - Bonhams

A cushion-shaped fancy light greyish yellowish green diamond, weighing 5.03 carats, within an openwork marquise and brilliant-cut diamond surround, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds of pink tint, diamonds approximately 1.40 carats total, ring size 6. Estimation $32,000 - 38,000.

Natural Fancy Light Greyish yellowish green diamond - Bonhams  



Picture courtesy and sources: Christie’s Images Limited 2017 - Sotheby's - Philips - Bonhams