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Diamonds and designers shine in Rago's June jewelry auctions
Harry Winston, 5.11 cts. Ceylon Sapphire & Diamond Platinum Ring. Sold for: $46,875.

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ.- Rago's Fine and Unreserved Jewelry Auctions on June 7 & 9 achieved total sales of $1,700,863 across two sessions and 1,134 lots.

The honor of top lot was shared by two pieces that each achieved $46,875: lot 1463, a Harry Winston sapphire and diamond platinum ring featuring a 5.11 carat Ceylon sapphire; and lot 1037, a Georgian rose-cut diamond button ring, the central diamond of which once belonged to the last Emperor of Mexico, Maximilian I.

Designs featuring substantial diamonds also performed admirably in the sale including: lot 1096, a 4.89 carat diamond Art Deco engagement ring retailed by J. E. Caldwell with its original box which sold for $43,750; lot 1545, an unmounted 5.12 carat square step-cut diamond which achieved $40,625; lot 1546, a 3.59 carat emerald-cut diamond engagement ring, which exceeded the high estimate of $18,000 to sell for $23,750; and lot 1523, a pair of fancy yellow diamond earrings, 3.99 carats tw. throughout, which sold for $18,750.

Other highlights from the sale include: lot 1286, a custom-made gem-set yellow gold crown which sold for $28,750; lot 1190, a yellow gold Rolex "Stella" Oyster Perpetual Day-Date Chronometer watch which realized a final price of $22,500; lot 1380, a Bvlgari rubellite tourmaline, peridot and pearl collar necklace in 18k gold which sold for $20,000; and lot 1001, a Tiffany & Co. Aesthetic Movement mixed metal dragonfly brooch, which flew past the high estimate of $5,000 to achieve $16,250.

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