Pink & Blue Diamonds Could Fetch $68M

Sotheby’s will offer what it has called the “most valuable” set of earrings in auction history at its Geneva sale next month – though the two stones don’t match in color.Sothebys Apollo and Artemis Diamonds

The pear-shaped “Apollo and Artemis Diamonds” — one blue and one pink — will jointly lead the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in the Swiss city on May 16 as separate lots, Sotheby’s said last week.

The auction house estimated the “Apollo Blue,” a 14.54-carat, fancy vivid blue, internally flawless diamond, at $38 million to $50 million, or up to $3.4 million per carat. The piece is the largest of its color and clarity to come under the hammer.

Its counterpart, the “Artemis Pink,” a 16-carat, fancy intense pink, VVS2-clarity diamond, is expected to fetch $12.5 million to $18 million, or up to $1.1 million per carat.

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