22/07/22 by John Jeffay
“A platinum Cartier ring featuring a vivid red 8.39 carat Burmese ruby sold for $7.3m at Poly Auction, Hong Kong.
It was the headline lot in the Magnificent Jewels sale garnered that achieved a total of $25.1m.
The ruby in the Fleur de Lotus Ring was accented with two triangular diamonds of 1.07 carats and paved with 12 baguette-cut diamonds of 0.79 carat and 156 circular-cut diamonds of 1.84 carats in total.
The auction house said the ring, brought them by an important collector, was “one of the most exclusive pieces of jewelry from Cartier”
Source: IDEX online