Sapphire is a precious gemstone that is also known for its hardness and durability which is of 9 Mohs. Due to its strength and beauty, it is widely popular among private collectors and the richest. They buy these precious gems for millions of dollars in auctions all around the world.
Here is the list of beautiful and expensive Sapphire jewelry bought by wealthy collectors and businessmen. This list of expensive jewelry includes necklaces, rings, brooch, and bracelets.
This high-quality Sapphire and Diamond necklace is made up of 21 extremely rare Sapphire gems and 24 Diamonds gems. The total weight of the Sapphire is 109.1 carats which shockingly took around 15 years to complete.
This exceptional necklace was sold at Christie's auction in Hong Kong for $14.94 million.
Elizabeth Taylor was known for her rare, expensive, and stunning jewelry again successfully placed one of her necklaces on top of expensive jewelry. This beautiful necklace was given to her by Richard Burton, her husband as a gift on her 40th birthday.
This necklace consists of diamonds and sugarloaf cabochon Sapphire in an art deco style of 52.72 carats. It was sold for $5.9 million at Christie's auction, New York.
This exceptional two-strand Diamond and Sapphire necklace feature a 102.61 carats rare Sri Lanka origin Sapphire. It is surrounded by brilliant-cut diamonds set in a double-strand diamond necklace whose total weight is 60 carats.
This stunning necklace was sold at Sotheby's auction, Hong Kong in April 2014 for $4.2 million.
The Blue Belle of Asia is a necklace featuring a beautiful Sapphire centerpiece set in a diamond necklace. The Sapphire only weighed 392.52 carats, setting a world record for the highest-paid Sapphire ever sold in an auction.
The cushion-cut Sapphire cost was $2.2 million and the whole necklace was sold for $17.3 million.
The Richelieu Sapphire has set a record of the highest-priced Sapphire jewel in an auction. One Sapphire weighs 26.66 carats while the other weighs 20.88 carats. It was sold for a very high price which is $175,821 per carats.
According to the Swiss Gemmological Institute, this is an identical Sapphire from Kashmir which is very rare and expensive.
This beautiful bracelet features eight velvet-blue Sapphire cut in cushion-shaped of different sizes. The largest size being in the middle and size gradually declines down from the centerpiece.
This bracelet consists of a total of 8 Sapphires weighing 3.38 to 10.53 carats attached in platinum between pave-set diamonds. With its refined and clean appearance, it seizes the art deco style.
The Kashmir Blue Sapphire ring is a cushion-cut Sapphire that is set in a ring with triangular-cut diamonds and baguette-cut hoop that is mounted in gold. The size of the ring is 4½ and the Sapphire weighed 35.09 carats.
The Swiss Gemmological Institute confirmed that the Sapphire has no indication of heat treatment and is a color royal blue which is a top-quality Sapphire. It was purchased by a private anonymous Asian collector at $6.4 million from Christie's auction.
The 130.5 carat Burmese Sapphire is a centerpiece of the stunning brooch surrounded by rose-cut diamonds mounted in gold and silver. It is a stone of high quality that is not heat-treated. It was sold at Christie's, Geneva for $6.4 million.
The Kashmir sugarloaf cabochon sapphire of 25.87 carats ring that is set on a diamond and platinum ring was sold at Sotheby's auction, New York. The original owner was the family of Thomas Fortune Ryan. The Sapphire was sold for $197,900 per carat and total for $5.1 million.
The Rockefeller Sapphire is a ring with Myanmar Sapphire cut in a rectangular shape. It was first purchased by John D. Rockefeller in 1934 from Nizam of Hyderabad. This ring was sold five times in auction before getting sold at Christie's auction, New York in April 2001 for $3.03 Million USD to an anonymous private collector from Asia.
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