Preview: Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels New York

 The Stotesbury Emerald

The Stotesbury Emerald

Jewels with a back story are in no short supply at the Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale in New York on April 25.

The Stotesbury Emerald, a beautiful hexagon-shaped Columbian emerald of 34.40 carats, has already lived several lives in various settings and in the possession of three notable ladies. Now residing in a Harry Winston-designed ring, the stone is ready for its next chapter. Get the full backstory here.

A wonderful video which features the Stotesbury Emerald, as well as several other pieces of historical interest from the sale, can be found below:

Of course the sale also features a number of standout gemstones, including a most stunning pair of 20ct flawless diamond earrings.

The auction begins at 10am EST on April 25 at the Sotheby’s auction house in New York City.

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