Rare fancy yellow diamond auctions at Fellows - following Sotheby's $12.8m sale



2015-06-26 12:38:43

Rare fancy yellow diamond auctions at Fellows - following Sotheby's $12.8m sale

Fellows of Birmingham, UK, will set out to prove you don't need $12.8m to buy a dazzling yellow diamond

On Tuesday 15 November a Fancy Vivid Yellow diamond fetched a record breaking 11.28mSwiss francs ($12,827,300) under the hammer at Sotheby's auctioneers in Geneva.

Discovered in South Africa last year, the impressive stone has been named the "Sun-Drop Diamond" due to its distinctive colour and shape.

However, you don't have to travel far and wide to land yourself a dazzling yellow diamond, as on Thursday 24 November Fellows will be auctioning their very own showstopper.

Featured as lot 298 in the upcoming Antique & Modern Jewellery auction, this Fancy Yellow diamond and diamond pendant is appearing for sale.

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The dazzling yellow diamond (25,000 - 35,000) for sale at Fellows'upcoming auction

Some degree of yellow tint is fairly familiar in so called 'colourless' diamonds however it is rare to find a diamond where the intensity of colour is so clear that it is described as Fancy Yellow.

Set with a triangular shape diamond, weighing almost a carat, the pendant is balanced perfectly creating a stylish and timeless piece that can be worn for a lifetime.

Described as "rich [and] vibrant" by Fellows, this diamond has an auction estimate of 25,000 - 35,000 and is sure to capture the attention of collectors looking to own a truly exquisite piece of jewellery.

sothebys-sun-drop-diamond-auction The "Sun-Drop Diamond" recently sold at a Sotheby's auction for $12.8m

November's auction will offer an abundance of other beautiful gems with another stunning diamond taking centre stage.

Lot 297, an early 20th century platinum diamond ring weighing 7.97 carats, is billed as "the epitome of sophistication" and has an estimate of 80,000 - 120,000.

Fellows' Antique & Modern Jewellery auction has over 600 lots and will take place on Thursday 24 November at 10am in Birmingham, UK.

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