One of the Largest Fancy Intense Pink Diamonds Ever to Appear at Auction
Further highlights include Important Diamonds, Signed Jewels, an Impressive Selection of Coloured Stones and a Curated Offering of Pieces by Contemporary Designers
GENEVA – Phillips will unveil a spectacular array of exquisite pieces in the inaugural Geneva Jewels auction on 6 November.
Comprising 110 lots, The Geneva Jewels Auction: ONE will be led by an exceptional Fancy Intense Pink diamond weighing 20.19 carats, alongside notable jewels by Fred and Sterlé, a captivating purplish pink diamond from Boodles, and fine signed jewels from prestigious houses like Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. A curated selection of untreated coloured stones including radiant rubies, emeralds, and sapphires will grace the auction, alongside contemporary jewels by Viltier, Dries Criel, Maison Alix Dumas, Margaret, and Silvia Furmanovich.
An exceptional Fancy Intense Pink diamond weighing 20.19 carats.
VVS1 Clarity, Excellent Polish and Symmetry
Estimate: CHF 10,000,000-15,000,000 / USD 11,000,000-16,500,000
Picture courtesy of Phillips
The Geneva Jewels Auction: ONE will take place at 3pm on 6 November. The online catalogue is now live and the grand preview in Geneva will unfold from 31 October to 6 November at The Ritz-Carlton Hôtel de la Paix, culminating in the auction at Hôtel La Réserve on 6 November. Alongside the live auction, Phillips will host an online-only sale, which will be open for bidding from1 to 9 November.
Benoît Repellin, Worldwide Head of Jewellery, said, “As the growth and expansion of our Jewels department continues unabated, we are thrilled to unveil these exquisite highlights in anticipation of our inaugural Jewels auction in Geneva. The Geneva Jewels Auction: ONE brings together an extraordinary array of treasures – from Boodles’ purplish pink diamond ring and Sterlé’s natural pearl and diamond earrings, to distinguished signed pieces from Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels and the allure of natural unheated sapphires and rubies, as well as emeralds with no indications of clarity modification.
“Coloured diamonds saw strong bidding competition during our recent Hong Kong auction, and the Geneva ONE sale will be led by an extraordinary fancy intense pink diamond. Weighing an impressive 20.19 carats, this magnificent diamond is the fourth largest fancy intense pink diamond ever to appear at auction. We are seeing global demand for rare and captivating jewels and our Geneva offering presents a meticulously curated selection. We eagerly anticipate showcasing these exceptional pieces as we continue our international highlights tour this month, leading up to the preview and auction in Geneva in November.”