The diamond and sapphire “zip” necklace
Christie’s will hold its Important Jewels auction on June 10 in New York.
The day-long auction will feature 220 important jewels and is expected to achieve more than $20 million in sales.
Highlights include the Van Cleef & Arpels diamond and sapphire “zip” necklace, expected to go for $250,000–$350,000; a D-color rectangular-cut diamond ring by Taffin, expected to go for $2,400,000–$3,200,000; and a long-chain necklace with more than 100 cts. of diamonds, expected to go for up to $1 million.
“Our summer jewelry auction on June 10 presents a beautiful and stylish selection of wearable jewelry that speaks to the taste of every collector. The sale will include two esteemed private collections, the collection of Kathleen and Martin Field and the estate of Edgar M. Bronfman, in addition to important diamonds, fine vintage creations from the best houses, and rare natural pearls, ensuring that our collectors continue to enjoy being part of a vibrant auction market, both as sellers and buyers of rare jewels,” international head of Christie’s jewelry Rahul Kadakia said in a statement.