While flowers die, jewelries live forever. They are so precious that some were sold beyond luxury! These most expensive diamond necklaces are the proofs.
From time to time, high valuable jewelry goes from one hand to another. Some give their jewelry to their descendants or loved ones, some other sell them. And when they do, they make it to our top fifteen most expensive diamond necklaces list.
The value of jewelry not only depends on the quality of the jewel and the beautiful design, but also the history behind it. And the same thing applies to diamond necklaces.
Diamond necklaces, sometimes combined with other gems, are more than just accessories you can wear. They have become the symbol of social status. A great diamond necklace not just represents the owner’s wealth but also their class and taste of art.
So, let’s take a look at these amazing necklaces and find out what makes them so expensive!
15. Red Scarlet ($5.1 million)
This necklace is called the Red Scarlet. Designed by James W. Currens, it was auctioned at Christie’s Hong Kong in November 2012.
The combination of the rare Burmese rubies and flawless diamonds charmed anonymous buyer. He bought it for $5,168,590 at the auction.
This superb necklace is a combination of 26 graduated oval-shaped rubies. They weigh from 1.27 to 5.38 carats. Its total weight is 62.46 carats. And each of these rubies is accented by a cluster of marquise-shaped and pear-shaped diamonds. They are mounted on 39.5-cm-long platinum and 18K yellow gold necklace.
The rubies are from Burma (Myanmar). They are unheated and have pigeon’s blood color variety. The diamonds weigh from 1.00 to 1.21 carat. And they range from D to F color. They are internally flawless to VS2 clarity.