Christie’s London Sets World Record Price for Pearl Sale



The Important Jewels sale at Christie’s London reached more than $15 million in sales on June 13.

The highlight of the auction was the Cowdray Pearls necklace, achieving more than $3.35 million and setting a world record price at auction for a natural grey pearl necklace.

“The sale presented a strong array of natural pearl jewels, led by the exceptional Cowdray Pearl necklace which set a world record price for natural grey pearls at auction,” Keith Penton, head of London jewelry department, said in a statement.