Bonhams Fine Jewelry Sale that was held in New York sold an 8.45 carat Cartier diamond ring, which became the highlight and top lot of the auction. The rectangular step-cut diamond that set in a pierced and openwork pave-set diamond surround sold for $293,00 (including the premium).
Other notable lots included a several colorless diamonds in an auction that was dominated by rare sapphires, emeralds, and other colored gemstones. Also, a rare antique Renaissance Revival suit of sapphire, demantoid garnet and enamel jewelry that was created by Louis Comfort Tiffany for Tiffany & Co., around 1920 sold for $161,000.
This beautiful pendant is centered by an oval, irregularly domed cabochon sapphire and sits within a scrolling frame suspending a flexible swag, accented by circular and oval-cut demantoid garnets and sapphires, and to finish the piece enamel floral sprays and suspended from a chain of floral links highlights its beauty.
- 3.2 carat Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring that fetched $118,750
- 6.85 carat sapphire and diamond brooch that sold at $112,500
- Colombian emerald and diamond ring that highlights a large emerald cabochon gemstone that weights roughly 50 carats and is surrounded by diamonds. The lot achieved $106,250.
- Late art deco ruby and diamond bracelet that was created around 1935, with a total diamond weight of 14.00 carats that fetched $106,250.
- Natural button pearl diamond ear studs, each over 10mm. The lot achieved $45,000.