Monday 21st October 2019

A Music-Inspired Jewel: The Dunhuang Pipa Necklace

“I could see the possibility of jewels composed in the same way as a symphony or opera.” 

Anna HU

[IDEX Online] A necklace created by Chinese jewelry artist Anna Hu sold for $5.78 million at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction in Hong Kong, smashing auction records with the highest price for a contemporary jewelry creation. The "Dunhuang Pipa Necklace", which was commissioned by Sotheby's, features a 100.02-carat fancy intense yellow diamond.The 18 karat white and yellow gold necklace has a total carat weight of 160.89 carats. The necklace, which is part of Hu's "Silk Road Music Collection" can be transformed into a brooch and earring.

Image Credit: Anna Hu / Sotheby's
Source: Idex Online

Tags: Auction, Fancy Intense Yellow, Sotheby's, Anna Hu

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