Preview: Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels New York
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.