The color-changing Alexandrite is the birthstone for the month of June. It is also the anniversary stone for the 55th marriage. Due to its ability to change its color, the quality can be determined by keeping the under certain lights.
In this article, you will learn about some of the expensive Alexandrite jewelry sold at Christie's auction. There are pictures of necklaces, rings, and earrings with their hammered price.
This necklace is a very beautiful Alexandrite necklace/pendant that is detachable. The impressive thing about this necklace is that it changes its bluish-green daylight color to purple at night. It is 40 cm long with marquise-cut Alexandrite. The detachable pendant featured a cushion-cut Alexandrite of 8.86 carats which are surrounded by marquise-cut Alexandrite.
The necklace was sold at Christie's in 2007 for $594420.21.
This detachable diamond and Alexandrite necklace can be worn as a pendant and brooch. This versatile necklace features a hanging diamond foliate with flower-cut Alexandrite in the center and five Alexandrite drops.
The 41 cm long necklace consists of pear-shaped Alexandrites weighing from 2 carats to 4.31 carats and brilliant-cut diamonds. It was sold at Christie's auction for USD 481,000.
This 42.7 cm long Alexandrite and diamond necklace features 27 cushion-cut Alexandrite with pear-shaped diamonds. The Alexandrite in the necklace is of Brazil origin which can change color.
It was sold for 225585.11 USD at Christie's auction in 2012.
This gorgeous necklace features several oval-cut alexandrites that are surrounded by circular-cut diamonds. It is stretched with marquise-cut diamonds. The earrings have Alexandrite that is surrounded by diamonds and mounted in platinum.
The suite was sold at Christie's auction for 159360.07 USD in 2003.
The Alexandrite and diamond necklace sold at the Christie's auction is 41 cm long. It features seven oval-shaped Alexandrite that is placed within the brilliant-cut diamonds and marquise-shaped on the side. It was sold for 74164.97 USD in 2007.
The name cat-eye suite is given due to the design that has an oval-shaped cat's eye design. The oval-shaped cat's eye Alexandrite is mounted in platinum and 18k white gold. The necklace is 42 cm long whereas the earrings are 3.2 cm. The suite was sold at Christie's auction for 56237.17 USD in 2010.
This pendant features two Alexandrites where one is circular-cut weighing 3.67 carats and the other is oval-cut weighing 5.24 carats. Both Alexandrite stones are spaced by two square-cut diamonds with brilliant-cut diamond being in the middle. It is in 18k white gold neck chain of 40.5 cm long which has additional square-cut diamonds.
The pendant was sold at Christie's in 2006 for 33936.37 USD.
This necklace features circular-cut alexandrites which are design as a line of 41.4 cm. The alexandrite stones are mounted in platinum and gold. The necklace has the maker's mark for Mikimoto and was sold for $16068.35 at Christie's auction.
This chandelier design ear pendant features nine Alexandrite of oval-shaped hanged in the brilliant-cut diamonds that are mounted in platinum. It is 5.6 cm long and was sold at Christie's auction in 2008 for 41070.72 USD.
This ring features a cushion-cut Alexandrite that weighs 8.14 carats flanked by baguette-cut diamonds which is mounted in platinum. The estimated price for the ring was 12,000 USD to 15,000 USD and was sold for 70,500 USD at Christie's auction.
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