Choice sapphires blaze brightly at Hindman, Dec. 13

Ring centered on a 20.36-carat unheated Burmese sapphire, estimated at $100,000-$150,000

Ring centered on a 20.36-carat unheated Burmese sapphire, estimated at $100,000-$150,000

CHICAGO – Sapphire rings will highlight Hindman’s Important Jewelry auction on Tuesday, December 13 alongside an array of colored gemstone and diamond rings. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

Hindman will offer a 25-carat, emerald cut Ceylon sapphire ring, estimated at $20,000-$40,000, as a cover lot of the sale. A 20.36-carat Burmese sapphire and diamond ring with an estimate of $100,000-$150,000, and a Burmese sapphire and diamond brooch, estimated at $15,000-$20,000, both unheated, are two other sapphires expected to draw significant attention.

Unheated Burmese sapphire and diamond brooch, estimated at $15,000-$20,000

Unheated Burmese sapphire and diamond brooch, estimated at $15,000-$20,000

There is no shortage of diamond jewelry pieces for bidders looking for a sophisticated addition to their collection, whether to mark a major milestone or to add brilliance to an everyday look. For those seeking rings, a Fancy Yellow diamond ring, estimated at $80,000-$120,000, and a light pink diamond ring with an estimate of $50,000-$70,000 are just a few options to consider. A heart-shape 8.14 carat diamond ring is another special design worthy of mention. Its estimate is $125,000-$175,000.

Pink tourmaline, aquamarine and diamond brooch from the collection of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, estimated at $5,000-$7,000

Pink tourmaline, aquamarine and diamond brooch from the collection of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, estimated at $5,000-$7,000

Hindman is also pleased to offer two items formerly from the Dwight D. and Mamie Eisenhower collection, including a pink tourmaline, aquamarine and diamond brooch, which has an estimate of $5,000-$7,000.

 

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