What do you like more? Fashion bijouterie or really expensive jewelry? Click To TweetI think it depends on what you feel more comfortable in. Personally, I used to wear costume jewelry, because it can be purchased in larger quantities than expensive accessories made of precious stones and metals, and, in addition, such adornments don’t cause much pity if losing them, than something really expensive. I have diamond earrings: small studs, but very beautiful. And I wear them very rarely, even though they are suitable for everything. It’s just simply scary sometimes to wear such things – terrible feeling about how much they cost. And there are some adornments, the price of which is moving fear to a screeching halt)
Here are the top 10 most expensive jewelry in the world. It is better to sit down – after all their beauty, and most importantly their price, can infatuate you!
Perfect Pink Diamond – 23,2 million dollars
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Perfect Pink diamond was named for its perfect pink color. The weight is 14.23-carat for the center stone, other two stones weigh less: 1.73 and 1.67. To further enhance the beauty of the stones, they are recovered in 18 carat rose and white gold.
Winston Blue – 23,8 million dollars
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This piece of jewelry weighing 13.22 carats was sold as an engagement ring. The history of this diamond is shrouded in mystery, although the majority of experts agree that the diamond is likely have been mined in South Africa, where the majority of blue diamonds are mined.
And what about the name – the irony is obvious 🙂
Chopard 201-Carat Watch – 25 million dollars
In total, these watch contains 874 diamonds of various sizes, the largest of which weighs 15 carats. Even more amazing is the mechanism that allows three largest diamonds to move aside, revealing a clock face. And to be honest, such a wristwatch “perversion” doesn’t surprise, as the Chopard company is known for products and for the elite.
And it is important that the dial is almost invisible – with so many diamonds it doesn’t really matter, these watches belong to the list of the most expensive jewelry in the world,.
Hutton-Mdivani Jadeite Necklace – 27,4 million dollars
Jadeite necklace Hatton-Mdivani is one of the most expensive jewelry from Cartier. Its name necklace has received from the owners – the heiress of Woolworth Barbara Hutton and Princess Nina Mdivani. The necklace consists of 27 emerald-green jadeite beads. The finishing touch is a clasp made of platinum and gold with rubies and diamonds.
Diamond Bikini – 30 million dollars
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What for? Why? Who will wear this? Click To Tweet – These are the questions that pop up in my mind when I look at it. But fashion is fashion, and this is – yes, it’s not a typo, it’s a diamond swimsuit. It is made of the purest diamonds weighing over 150 carats and platinum. Author of the bikini is Susan Rosen (Steinmetz Diamonds).
And as you won’t definitely swim or have a sunbathe in it – this bikini is considered to be a jewelry. One of the most expensive jewelry.
As far as jewel-made attire is concerned, there is also the world’s most expensive bra made by Victoria’s Secret.
Valued at 3 million dollars, the so-called Fantasy Bra was made with diamonds and emeralds, gathering 9 thousand precious stones.
Zoe Diamond – 32,6 million dollars
This gem has been classified as pretentiously vivid blue diamond weighing 9.75 carats. Initially, experts believed that it will bring about 15 million dollars. However, Zoe diamond shocked everyone when bidding stopped at the mark of 32.6 million dollars. Because of this, Zoe Diamond has become the most expensive jewelry in terms correlation of price and weight – 3.3 million in the 1 carat.
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They are very similar with the Winston blue, and as for me it’s really surprising, that the Zoe Diamond is more expensive.
Graff Pink – 46,2 million dollars
About the origin of the extremely rare pink diamond weighing 24.78 carats we know a little. It was bought for the private Harry Winston collection , and then re-sold to another collector and jeweler Laurence Graff . The price that he paid was the highest ever received for a piece of jewelry.
This ring has become one of the most expensive jewelry in history.
L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace – 55 million dollars
Diamond Necklace “Incomparable” was created by the famous company Mouawad. It is considered as the most expensive jewelry among necklaces in the world and includes the world’s largest internally flawless diamond weighing 407.48 carats, known as “The Incomparable”. Also it is adorned with smaller diamonds weighing 230 carats.
And the history of its occurrence is even more amazing. In the 80s of the last century this diamond, weighing 890 carats, was “overlooked” among the rubble, and has been found by a little girl from Congo. How it could appear there – is still a miracle.
Pink Star Diamond Ring – 72 million dollars
A huge oval diamond weighs 59.6 carats. This diamond was cut from a raw brilliant weighing 132.5 carats, which was mined by «DeBeers» in Africa. Jewelry experts say that its size and the quality it surpass all that existed and existing diamonds in the private or royal collections around the world.
As the Graff Pink, this ring also belongs to the Laurence Graff collection.
Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond – 80 million dollars
Here it is … Top 1. The most expensive diamond. The most expensive jewelry all over the world!
The history of this sky-blue stone also hasn’t been studied until the end. People say that it was found in the Indian kingdom of Golconda, where the diamond was bought by the Spanish King Philip IV as a dowry to his daughter. Later, the diamond has appeared at Habsburg in a family of Wittelsbach.
This jewel was weighing 35.56 carats and was as inlaid in both Austrian and Bavarian crowns. In 2008, the London jeweler Laurence Graff bought the gem and began to change it. Graff removed nearly 4.5 carat of the blue diamond, so that, its cleanliness and the price increased. In 2011, Graff sold the Wittelsbach diamond to a member of the Qatar royal family for $ 80 million.
I have only one question: if you could afford any of these adornments, would you dare to wear them? Or where would you hid them? 🙂