I LOVE canary yellow diamonds!
Sotheby’s has announced a New York sale of magnificent jewels on 11th December. The top lot of the sale will be a 51.75-carat, VS1, cut-cornered square-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond and has an estimated pre-sale value of $2.5 to $3.5 million.
51.75-carat, VS1, cut-cornered square-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond.
The sale also features a 24.48-carat, D, VS1 emerald-cut diamond and platinum ring expected to sell for $1.5 million to $2.5 million. An Indian-inspired emerald and diamond Cartier necklace is priced to sell for $600,000 to $800,000.
Yellow fancy coloured diamonds, often known as canary diamonds continue to be one of the most popular diamond colours, favoured for colourful dress pieces as well as celebrity engagement rings, chosen by fiancées such as Heidi Klum, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson and Anna Kournikova. Yellow is the fifth most rare colour for a diamond, after red, green, blue and pink and only 1 in 1000…
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