MOST EXPENSIVE JEWELLERY IN THE WORLD
Added on: 15th Dec 2014
SAPPHIRE RING OF PRINCESS DIANA
Princess Diana is an iconic figure. No wonder the royal jewellery that
she wore which is now in the hands of Kate Middleton will be valued
at a price of £300,000. This ring was given by Prince Charles to
Lady Diana Spencer on their engagement. Aside from the actual price.
This ring is historically significant.
QUEEN MARIE OF ROMANIA’S SHELL SHAPED BROOCH
Once owned by Queen Marie of Romania this symbolic piece of
brooch made out of Pecten shell was used as a crowned monogram
for Princess Marie. It was crafted by C. Faberge and belongs to the
history of Russian Royalty.
QUEEN MARIE JOSE’S EMERALD AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
This interesting piece of jewellery was once owned by the
last royalty of Italy, Queen Marie Jose. She was known for having an
extensive collection of jewels including this diamond necklace. This
necklace contains 50 emeralds and a lot of diamonds.
It was created by Van Cleef and Arpels.
THE ELEPHANT DIAMOND
Containing emeralds, rock crystal and diamonds this piece was auctioned
at Christie’s in London and was once used as an adornment for the
Maharaja’s favourite elephant.
UNMOUNTED HEART SHAPED DIAMOND
This piece of jewellery is a heart shaped diamond weighing
56.15 carats. It was originally cut from the Cullinan Diamonds,
the Cullinan 1 is now a part of Britain’s Crown Jewel collection and
was sold for a staggering 11 million dollars. The diamond was part
of the Magnificent Jewels collection which became available for purchase
on May 2011. Christie’s (the seller) marketed the diamond as
“Love At First Sight,” and released it for
EMPRESS EUGENIE’S BOW BROOCH
This brooch was from Francois Kramer, circa 1855. It was originally
designed as an old mine and old European-cut diamond openwork
sculpted bow. Napoleon III had it made for his wife, Empress Eugenie.
Henri Loyrette, the President of Louvre, arranged a private sale with
Christie’s New York in order to bring this piece of historical jewellery
back to its homeland of France on April 22, 2008.
HARRY WINSTON’S DIAMOND DROP EARRINGS
These drop earrings aren’t just in demand because of the hefty price tag.
They are highly valued because they were made for the use of A list
Hollywood superstars. With 60 carats and 4 diamonds they also come
with a crested platinum set which can only be seen if inspected closely.
ANONYMOUS DIAMOND NECKLACE
With a 8.19-carat heart shaped diamond centre piece the owner of
this highly valued necklace remains anonymous.
QUEEN MARY’S DIAMOND RIVIERE AND LA PEREGRINA PEARL
It has an estimated price of $1,828,224. This was owned by England’s first
female ruler Queen Mary. It is considered to be one of the world’s most
exclusive jewels that include a Diamond Riviere. It was crafted from 34 old
cut authentic diamonds set in gold and silver and given as a gift by
the queen to her granddaughter Princess Margaret.