People always have and will always like to stand out from others. The only method they can do this is by altering their appearance by becoming beautiful. The way through which you could easily segregate is by adding ornaments. The evolution of the ornaments has a long history and display both status and wealth. The following are the ten most expensive pieces of jewelry in your entire life.
Incomparable diamond necklace
The diamond necklace is astonishing and stands to its name – incomparable. Shown in several museums, including the Smithsonian, the original stone was enormous and brownish yellow. Added are additional 90 diamonds that take the overall weight to 637 carats. It is indeed the most expensive pieces of jewelry.
Bvlgari Two Stone Diamond Ring
Crafted out from two huge diamond stones, the Bvlgari 2-stone ring hosts blue and white diamond stones sitting symmetrically. The perfect balance and combination take after the artisanship, making it the fanciest in the rings category.
Discovered in 1877, the 128.54-carat yellow diamond is the third most expensive pieces of jewelry. Mrs. Sheldon Whitehouse received the honor for wearing it, which is the first and last, at the Tiffany Ball. Today, the diamond is on the display of the Tiffany & Co. in New York.
Heart of the Kingdom
Surrounded by smaller pearls, the red colored Burmese ruby with 40.1 carats is an attractive piece of necklace. The advantage of the precious jewelry is that it is possible to use it as a tiara. The heart shaped ruby appearing in pigeon blood color is the highlight.
The Cullinan Diamond
The Cullinan Diamond did make noise early in 2009 among the wealthy. Making it to the list of the most expensive pieces of jewelry, the ring auctioned for $9.69 million at Sotheby’s in Geneva.
Sotheby’s Golconda Diamond Ring
Even if the diamonds do not possess the same shine as this ring does, with the help of technology, it was possible to achieve certification from GIA for D-color 30.31-carat gem for its finish and symmetry. All this made it into the expensive jewelry list and auctioned for $6.5 million in 2011 autumn sale.
Red Scarlet Necklace
Red Scarlet Necklace hosts 26 pigeon blood colored Burmese ruby surrounded by a constellation of white pear shaped diamonds that mimic a bouquet of flowers.
Marie Antoinette’s Necklace
Queen Marie is noteworthy for her lavish lifestyle at the expense of her people. The necklace, crafted by De Beers, weighs 7.06 and 5.24 carats respectively. The primary pink diamond is the heaviest and pulls down the entire necklace set into place.
Laurence Graff Ring
The 2.26 red diamond ring set a world record back in the year 2007. The attraction is the maroon color and the octagonal shape of the diamond.
Queen Mary’s Diamond Riviere and Le Peregrina Pearl
Made from 34 cut diamonds and set in gold and silver, the Riviere holds a royal position. Queen Mary wore it and then later passed onto Princess Margaret in 1900s.