An emerald and diamond tiara sold for $12.76 million, the
highest price ever achieved for a tiara, at the Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent
& Noble Jewels sale May 17.
Photo courtesy of Sothebys
The tiara was formerly in the Collection of Princess
Katharina Henckel von Donnersmarck. The $12.76 million sale also set auction
records for a piece of emerald jewelry.
The auction totaled over $89 million in sales.
Also doing well was a 10.99 ct.
fancy intense pink diamond, which sold for $10.8 million. That is the third highest price ever for a pink diamond, and the ninth highest price for a diamond ever at auction.
Photos courtesy of Sothebys