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14ct. Diamond Prompts Bidding War at Fellows

Stone fetches more than double its estimate at UK sale.
Nov 13, 2018 5:58 AM   By Rapaport News
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 Fellows sold a 14-carat diamond ring for more than double its estimate following a bidding war at its auction in Birmingham, UK, last week.

The emerald-cut, 13.86-carat, H-color, VS2-clarity stone fetched GBP 310,500 ($399,680) against a presale estimate of GBP 100,000 to GBP 150,000 ($128,700 to $193,100), the UK auction house said.

A diamond-fringe necklace fetched GBP 177,160 ($228,043), while a set of pear-shaped diamond earrings weighing 3.98 carats and 3.15 carats sold for GBP 81,664 ($105,119), the highest bid the company has received for a pair of earrings, it said.

Several Graff pieces were also popular, with a set of diamond cufflinks fetching GBP 24,244 ($31,207), while two pairs of dress studs sold for GBP 25,520 ($32,850) each.

Image:The 13.86-carat diamond ring. (Fellows)
Tags: birmingham, Fellows, Graff, Rapaport News
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