26 November 2013

PHILLIPS ANNOUNCES HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FALL JEWELS AUCTION

AUCTION: 9 December 2013, 3PM
VIEWING: 2-9 Monday–Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 12PM-6PM
LOCATION: 450 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW YORK – Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from its Jewels auction taking place on 9 December. The sale estimated at $6,500,000 - $8,400,000 features 209 lots of stunning diamonds, rare gems and timeless jewelry.

“We are excited about bringing an exceptional selection of diamonds and gems to the many jewelry collectors and connoisseurs who attend our sales. There is an increasing demand for color diamonds and we are proud to offer a broad spectrum of these rare stones in beautiful settings with the 9.01 carat Magnificent Fancy Pink Diamond leading the sale.” Nazgol Jahan, Worldwide Director, Jewels.

Highlights from the sale include:

A Magnificent Fancy Pink Diamond estimated at $2,900,000 - $4,000,000
The pear-shaped natural fancy pink diamond ring mounted in 18K rose gold weighs approximately 9.01 carats and is set in a pave diamond surround and gallery. The VS1 diamond has a rare grade of Type IIa.

A Rare Natural Fancy Colored Diamond Necklace estimated at $450,000 - $500,000
The flexible collar necklace is designed as a graduating panel of vari-cut fancy colored diamonds, weighing approximately 117.42 carats in total suspending a larger pear-shaped colored diamond, weighing approximately 8.50 carats to a tapering back chain of similar design. The 18 inch long necklace is mounted in 18K yellow gold.

An Impressive Diamond Ring Cartier estimated at $275,000 – 300,000
Centering on an old-cut diamond that is 5.02 carats, D color and VS1 clarity, the bombé design Cartier ring boasts an intricate openwork gallery surround and old-cut diamond accents, mounted in 18K yellow gold.

A Superb Pair of Emerald and Diamond Earclips estimated at $260,000 - $300,000
The earrings are set with a cushion-shaped cabochon Columbian emerald, weighing approximately 23.70 and 23.17 carats attached to a trapeze-cut diamond accent, mounted in platinum.

An Important Diamond and Yellow Diamond Necklace estimated at $250,000 - $300,000
Designed as a 16 inch pear-shaped, marquise and circular-cut diamond line, weighing approximately 44.55 carats in total, the line suspends a graduated series of pear-shaped fancy yellow diamonds, weighing approximately 18.43 carats in total mounted in platinum.

An Important Pair of Diamond Ear Pendants estimated at $120,000 - $130,000
Each earring is comprised of an elegant suspended pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.58 carats. The diamonds hang from a circular-cut diamond surmount mounted in 14k white gold.

An Impressive Art Deco Diamond Bracelet estimated at $95,000 - $110,000
The gorgeous Cartier bracelet is designed as a series of old-cut diamond geometric links centering on collet-set old-cut diamonds mounted in platinum.

An Old-Cut Fancy Light Yellow Diamond estimated at $70,000 - $90,000
The singular light yellow diamond weighs an impressive 16.08 carats with VS1 clarity.

PHILLIPS:
As the only international auction house to concentrate exclusively on contemporary culture, Phillips has established a commanding position in the sale of Contemporary Art, Design, Photographs, Editions and Jewelry. Through the passionate dedication of its team of global specialists, the company has garnered an unparalleled wealth of knowledge of emerging market trends. Phillips conducts auctions in New York and London and has representative offices throughout Europe and in the United States. For more information, please visit: phillips.com.

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Contacts:

NEW YORK
Tiana Webb Evans
Director of Communications, New York
twebbevans@phillips.com
+1 212 940 1207

LONDON

Alex Godwin-Brown
Communications and Marketing Manager
agodwin-brown@phillips.com
+ 44 20 7318 4036