The positive moment for the jewelry market, in particular for auction sales, is confirmed by the event at the end of May organized by Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, a Milanese company that sold for 1.2 million euro of a 16.44-carat teardrop diamond that sets a new record for the jewelry department in the sector.
Thanks to this important award, our international positioning is consolidated. Like the major majors, the department is now a point of reference also for the most important jewels that reach enviable figures, proving the continued trust on the part of the contributors in entrusting us with increasingly precious assets.
Luca Ghirondi, head of the Il Ponte Casa d’Aste jewelery department
The sale ended with a total of 2.6 million, 176% revaluation of estimates and 84% of lots sold, with international participations online and by telephone, New York, London, Tel Aviv, Mumbai, Paris, Hong Kong are some of the main origins of bidders. The confirmation, according to the company, of a catalog proposal capable of capturing the attention of an increasingly global audience.
In particular, among the lots awarded a brooch in white gold with two round brilliant-cut diamonds of 10.87 and 10.95 carats was sold for 237,500 euros, while two round brilliant-cut diamonds of 3.01 and 3 respectively, 31 carats were both sold for 50,000 euros. Among the top lots also the yellow gold ring with a cushion ruby of 4.98 carats at 225,000 and the white gold earrings with two large natural salt water pearls for 62,500 euros.