the star of the bonhams fine jewelry auction in new york city this week was a 12.13 ct. cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond ring that sold for $482,500.

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12 Carat Brilliant-Cut Diamond Ring Leads Bonhams Jewelry Auction

A 12.13 ct. cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond ring sold for $482,500 at Bonhams Fine Jewelry auction on June 19.

Sales from the entire auction totaled $5.3 million. “The auctions saw both colored and colorless diamonds exceeding their high estimates, with excellent prices realized for signature jewelry as well as fine quality colored stones,” said Virginia Salem, director of the Bonhams jewelry department in New York City, in a statement.

12.13 ct. cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond ring (Photos courtesy of Bonhams)

Other highlights from the auction included:

  • The sale price for an 8.5 ct. pear-shaped fancy intense yellow diamond ring more than doubled its preauction estimate; the ring went for $266,500.

  • A 1923 Oscar Heyman & Brothers diamond and sapphire bracelet more than tripled its estimate, selling for for $92,500. The bracelet features French-cut sapphires and 24.60 cts. t.w. diamonds.

 

  • A Harry Winston necklace featuring a 13.45 ct. rectangular-cut Colombian emerald surrounded by an additional 32 cts. of diamonds sold for $230,500.