6th JUNE 2018
MOST EXPENSIVE JEWELLERY PIECES IN THE WORLD
1. L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace
The L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace has the World Record as the most
valuable necklace in the world. This diamond piece, weighs 637 carats,
with the world’s largest internally flawless diamond as its centre-piece.
The Incomparable diamond is yellow in shade, and weighs 407.48 carats,
discovered over 30 years ago by a young girl, when it was a massive
890 carat by-product of a diamond mining, and took the Mouawad Jewelry
over four years to polish it and craft it into a necklace of $55 million with
91 diamonds of various cuts, including 229.52 carat white diamonds,
set in 18 carat rose gold.
2. The Graff Pink
Private collector Laurence Graff purchased the $46.2 million worth of
The Graff Pink, priced at $1.85 million per carat, from its famous creator,
American jeweller Harry Winston, in 2010. This stunning ring, one of the
most expensive pieces of jewellery in the world has a pink diamond
of 24.78 carats, a rare type II colour diamond with the finest rating,
designated as one of the greatest diamonds found. The pink has a perfect
rectangular step cut, with delicately rounded corners, and is set between
two shield-shaped diamonds. The three diamonds are mounted
on a platinum ring.
3. The Perfect Pink
There’s enough reason for The Pink Perfect ring to be one of the most
expensive jewellery pieces in the world, priced at $23.2 million.
It has a 14.23 carat intense pink diamond, which is rare, due to the singular
tinge, and perfect colour, cut and clarity, as well as the fact that less than
10% of pink diamonds are of over 0.20 carats. Besides, in 244 years of
auction history, only 18 diamonds were of 10 carats or more.
It is flanked on either side by two colourless diamonds, weighing 1.73
and 1.67 carats. The three rectangular diamonds are set a charming rose
and white gold ring of 18 carats.
4. Heart of the Ocean
The Heart of the Ocean is one of the most recognizable pieces of jewellery
in the world. It is the original replica of the exquisite necklace featured in
the movie, Titanic. Gloria Stuart, who portrayed the elderly Rose in the
movie, wore this replica to the 1998 Academy Awards. It was created by
the well-known jeweller Harry Winston, with a real blue diamond of 15 carats.
Priced at $20 million, the necklace is one of the most expensive pieces of
jewellery worn to the Oscars, and among the world’s costliest necklaces.
Even its imitations sell for $3.5 million at auctions, due to its history of love.
5. Chopard’s Blue Diamond Ring
The Chopardís Blue Diamond Ring is an absolutely exquisite ornament,
and one of the most expensive jewellery pieces in the world. The main
reason is the blue diamond, since this kind of gem is hugely coveted
and costly, because of its exclusivity. The ring by Chopard features an
oval-shaped blue diamond weighing 9 carats, which is set in white gold
of 18 carats, along with triangular clear diamonds on the sides.
Together, the ring is definitely one that can make any womanís heart swoon.
The rare and beautiful piece is currently valued at $16.26 million.