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Diamonds Are Forever: World’s Most Expensive Jewelry Pieces

Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.

Mark Twain

The fact remains the same even until now and can make any girl both happy and pretty at the same time. The size of the jewelry is not the most important, but can correspond to its price. The higher the price is the more it is precious and here is the list of the most expensive jewelry pieces known to the world:

Briolette diamond necklace

Briolette-Diamond-Necklace
Beautiful piece that holds a flawless briolette diamond just in its center. The total weight is 75.36 carats and also has another marquise diamond attached to it. It was sold for 11.1 $ dollars in its time, which makes it one of the most expensive pieces.

Wallis Simpson’s Panther Bracelet

A Sotheby's employee pose with a 1952 onyx and diamond panther bracelet on display at the auction house in London, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. The bracelet made by Cartier, formerly in the collection of the Duchess of Windsor is to be auctioned in 'The Jewels of the Duchess of Windsor' sale on Nov. 30 with an estimated price of 1,000,000 to 1,500,000 pounds (US$1,566,416 to 2,349,624 or 1,175,595 to 1,763,392 euro). (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

A truly unique bracelet is shaped like a panther, full with onyxes and diamonds. It was initially designed in 1952, in Paris by Cartier and owned by the Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson for a price of 12.4$ million.

Emerald and Diamond Tiara

Emerald-and-Diamond-Tiara

Rumors say, that originally the tiara belonged to the wife of Napoleon the III of France and also they still believe that the 11 rare Colombian emerald pear shaped drops of 500 carats could belong to a Maharajah. It was sold at the price of 12.7$ million at the Sotheby’s Magnificent and Noble Jewels sale.

Heart of the kingdom

Heart-of-the-Kingdom

The luxury and respected company, Garrard has once made of the most expensive jewelry pieces in the world – the heart of Kingdom. Now it has a value of 14$ million and features outstanding Burmese ruby of 40.63 carats in the shape of the heart.

Bulgari two stones Diamond ring

Bulgari-Two-Stone-Diamond-Ring

This ring has few reasons to be so famous. First of all it is original Bulgari collection, and has two triangular diamonds – the bright blue weighting 10.95 carats and colorless 9.87 carat diamond. Plus according to the Gemological Institute of America, the color, clarity and flawlessness is the best of these diamonds. It became a property of Asian collector for a price of 15.7$ million.

Chopard Blue Diamond Ring

Chopard-Blue-Diamond-Ring
Absolutely exquisite ornament along with a blue diamond, make this piece truly beautiful. The blue diamond of 9 carats is gently set into the white gold of 18 carats, along with triangular diamond on the sides. It is valued at 16.26 $ million and will definitely melt the heart of any woman.

Heart of the Ocean

Heart-of-the-Ocean-Diamond-Necklace
It is truly the most recognizable jewelry piece, as it original replica was shown in the iconic Titanic movie. It was crafted by Harry Winston with a very rare blue diamond of 15 carats , for a price of 20$ million. It is still the most expensive jewelry that has ever been worn to the Oscars.

The Perfect pink

The-Perfect-Pink
This piece of jewelry goes for 23.2 $ million and has 14.23 carat intense pink diamond inside, which is rare due to the singular tinge, perfect color, clarity and cut.

The Graff Pink

 The-Graff-Pink

One of the private collectors Laurence Graff bought this piece for 46.2$ million from the original creator – Harry Winston back in 2010. It’s pink diamond is worth of 24.78 carats and has a rare type II color diamond with the finest rating.

L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace

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And the winner is the diamond piece of 637 carats which has the world record of being the most expensive necklace in the world. The diamond is yellow in shade and weighs 407.48 carats, being discovered around 30 years ago by a girl, during a massive 890 carat by product of a diamond mining. It took four years to polish it and turn into the necklace worth of 55$ million featuring 91 diamonds of various cuts. Truly astonishing piece.

source:wonderslist

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Diamonds Are Forever: World’s Most Expensive Jewelry Pieces
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