This 92.5 carat diamond will be auctioned for a whopping $20 million


This 92.5 carat diamond will be auctioned for a whopping $20 million

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By ELLE team  April 12th, 2017

$20 million will buy you a celebrity mansion in Beverley Hills, a fleet of private jets… or the La Légende, a 92.15 carat monster that is also the largest D, flawless heart-shaped diamond ever to be auctioned. British auction house Christie’s will be auctioning the super rock as part of their Geneva Magnificent Jewels showcase in Switzerland on May 17, along with 250 other jewels that relate to Italian jewellery from the ’60s.

La Légende comes from the house of Boehmer et Bassenge, a fine jewellery label that was launched last year. Take a look at the highlights of the Geneva auction 

La Légende and the other stars of Christie’s jewellery auction: 


La Légende

A diamond and cultured pearl necklace, by Boehmer et Bassenge, set with a heart-shaped D, Flawless diamond of 92.15 carats.

Estimate: $14-20 million


Coloured diamond ring

A fancy deep blue diamond ring of approximately 4.05 carats.

Estimate: $4.2–5.2 million 


Blue cushion-shaped diamond ring 

An intense blue cushion-shaped diamond ring of 7.97 carats.

Estimate: $ 2.5-3 million


Oval-cut Burmese ruby and diamond ring

An exceptional oval-cut Burmese ruby and diamond ring of 15.03 carats.

Estimate: $10-15 million


Diamond and mirror earrings

A pair of diamond and mirror earrings, by JAR.

Estimate: $ 80,000-120,000


Diamond fringe necklace

A diamond fringe necklace signed Cartier. Formerly from the Doris Duke Collection.

Estimate: $3-5 million


A quartz, onyx and diamond pendant/brooch necklace, by Bulgari. 

Estimate: $39,840


A pair of rare ruby, sapphire and diamond ‘Serpenti’ watch-bracelets, by Bulgari.  

Estimate: $199,203-298,804