£10k pink diamond ring fizzes at Christie's
10k pink diamond ring fizzes at Christie's
A small, pink ring was the star lot at Christie's Jewels at South Kensington sale, last month
Here'sa quick look back at Christie's Jewels sale at South Kensington.
The pink topaz ring sold for 10,625
A pink topaz and diamond ring was the leading lot at the January 19 auction.
Boasting a mixed-cut rectangular pink topaz diamond held between brilliant-cut diamond claws, it far exceeded its 3,500-4,000 estimate.
The final hammer value was 10,625.
In total, the Christie's sale realised a respectable 241,100.
The second highest lot wasacitrine and enamel "leopard" ring and a pair of earrings by Christian Dior, sold for 8,750 - way above the lot's pre-sale estimate of 1,000-1,500.