A model from Christie’s in Geneva displays a pair of earrings from Gerard consisting of a 52.72 carat sapphire and 49.84 carat diamonds, November 6, 2007. The earrings will auctioned on November 15 for an expected price between 1,250,000 to 1,875,000 Swiss Francs ($1,092,000 and $1,640,000).
A model from Christie’s in Geneva presents on November 6, 2007 an antique emerald and diamond necklace to be auctioned on November 15 for an expected price range of between 100,000 and 150,000 Swiss Francs ($87,331 and $131,016).
RED DIAMOND RING
A model holds a ring with a very rare purplish red diamond of 2.26 carats at a Christie’s auction press preview in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007. The octagonal shaped purplish red diamond is also the largest ever red diamond offered at an auction. The ring is expected to fetch an estimated 1,500,000 to 1,875,000 Swiss Francs (US$1.2 million to 1.5 million) in the upcoming auction Nov. 15, 2007.
Amodel poses with a Spanish Ducal diamond coronet at a Christie’s auction press preview in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007. Designed as an enclosed circlet of oval and lozenge-shaped old-cut diamond plaques between openwork foliate motifs, it is surmounted by swags supporting eight diamond-set strawberry leaves between cushion shaped diamond spacers. The diamond coronet from around 1890, is expected to fetch between 620,000 to 1,000,000 Swiss Francs (US$ 500,000 to 800,000) in the upcoming auction on Nov. 15, 2007.