SOTHEBY’S: THE SKY BLUE DIAMOND

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THE SKY BLUE DIAMOND

STREPITOSO FANCY VIVID BLUE DIAMOND
DI 8.01 CARATI
STIMATO TRA I $15-25 Million

In asta il 16 novembre a Ginevra eccezionale ed estremamente raro anello Fancy Vivid Blue di Cartier – carati 8,01; questa pietra – dal colore quasi ipnotico – è stata chiamata ‘The Sky Blue Diamond’, evidenziandone la tonalità molto ricercata.
Stimato a $ 15 -25 milioni, questo sontuoso anello è uno degli highlight dell’asta di Ginevra gioielli di Sotheby’s il 16 ottobre.
Descrivendo il diamante, David Bennett, Presidente di Sotheby’s International Jewellery Division, ha affermato, “Il diamante Sky Blue è di un azzurro meravigliosamente chiaro ed è presentato in un elegantissimo taglio smeraldo – che costituisce – a mio avviso – il più elegante di tutti i tagli per un diamante colorato. Questo gioiello importante, ne sono certo, affascinerà tutti i collezionisti di pietre preziose eccezionali.” ECCEZIONALE colore e taglio ‘THE SKY BLUE DIAMOND è stato classificato Fancy Vivid Blue dal Gemological Institute of America (GIA) –

EXCEPTIONAL COLOUR AND CUT

‘The Sky Blue Diamond’ has been graded Fancy Vivid Blue by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) – the highest possible colour grading, awarded to no more than 1% of blue diamonds submitted to the GIA. It was also found to have excellent polish and to be of Type IIb, a rare category which represents less than 0.5 % of all diamonds.

BLUE DIAMONDS AT SOTHEBY’S

Within the past two years alone, Sotheby’s has twice set a new world record auction price for a blue diamond, most recently with the only diamond or gemstone in auction history to have exceeded $4 million per carat, the Blue Moon of Josephine (sold for $48.5 million ($4,028,941 per carat) in November 2015).

Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels
Sotheby’s Geneva, 16 November 2016

THE SKY BLUE DIAMOND
Square-cut emerald Fancy Vivid Blue diamond weighing 8.01 carats
Set with brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds in a mount by Cartier
Est. $15-25 million

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