A Golconda Diamond, The Price of Eternity

La Gazette Drouot
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Collectors from around the world vied for the Eternity Drop, an exceptional Golconda diamond and the highlight of the HVMC’s traditional summer jewelry sale. Golconda IIa diamond, 76.52 carats, color D, purity IF, mounted on an 18k gray gold and pink gold sautoir, length: 30 cm/11.81 in, weight: 65.20 g/2.30 oz.Result: €5.8M The suspense was short-lived. After a fierce bidding war lasting just a few minutes, a foreign buyer acquired Eternity Drop, a rare diamond from a Middle Eastern princely collection. This was neither the first time the royal house entrusted HVMC with such a precious jewel, nor the first

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