Diamond Ring Smashes Estimate and Sells for over £16,000

A stunning single-stone diamond ring received 72 bids and sold for a total of £16,588 yesterday.

Smashing its auction estimate of £4,000 – £6,000, the desirable piece of jewellery was the top lot in our 26th September Jewellery sale.

The Ring

diamond ring

The lot is one of the highest ever prices achieved for a single item of jewellery in one of our timed, online-only sales.

Eight separate bidders competed for the ring, which featured as Lot 296 in the sale.

It was accompanied by a reputable laboratory report.

Measuring 4.3gms, the ring was in an overall good condition. It sold for a hammer price of £13,000 (£16,588 including fees).

The Jewellery Sale

Our Jewellery auctions feature an appealing range of jewellery suited for a variety of occasions. Pretty period pieces, innovative contemporary styles and designer jewellery from the likes of Cartier, Chopard, and Tiffany & Co. complement this hugely diverse sale.

They are also perfect for starting a collection or for any budding jewellery designer, due to a range of alluring costume jewellery.

We offered free shipping on purchases in the sale, subject to terms.

Ben Randall, Senior Specialist & Catalogue Manager at Fellows Auctioneers, said:This beautiful diamond ring was one of the most popular items in our Jewellery auction. The alluring piece of jewellery shot above its auction estimate and it received a huge amount of bids.

“The ring is simply stunning, and the 4.86ct diamond attracts your eyes whenever you are in its presence. It was no surprise to see such strong interest in the ring and we are delighted that it received so much interest.”


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