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Golconda Diamond Earrings Highlight Christie’s Sale

By JCK Staff
Posted on May 6, 2011
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The Imperial Cushions, a pair of cushion-cut diamond ear pendants featuring diamonds from the Golconda mines, will be the spotlighted at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale May 31.

 

The 23.49 and 23.11 carat stones, each D Potentially Flawless Golconda Type IIa diamond ear-pendants, have a presale estimate of $7 million–$9 million.

 

The sale will also feature a pair of 13.09 and 12.86 carat heart-shaped Type IIa, D color diamond ear pendants.


Unmounted brilliant-cut diamond weighing 18.88 cts. (Photos courtesy of Christie’s)

The auction will offer close to 300 pieces of rare diamonds, fine colored gemstones, and jadeite. Pre-sale estimates for the auction are $70 million.

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