November 14, 2017 the 163.41 ct. D color, Flawless Emerald cut diamond necklace set with a garland of emerald and diamonds sold for $33,705,994.
At this same auction, Christie's had many amazing jewelry offerings, including one light pink diamond with an impressive pedigree. It has been worn by four kings, four queens, two emperors, two empresses and one Cardinal. The Grand Mazarin disappeared into a private collection after the sale of the French Crown Jewels in 1887 and then reappeared at this auction. The 19.07 ct. VS2 clarity, Type IIA, blushing pink sparkler sold for $14, 463,393.
The impressive results from Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction was very close to $145 million.