2017-03-14 09:34:59 Writen By: Hatton By Design

Jonker V Diamond Ring

Jonker diamond ring 25 carat diamond ring expected to raise over £2 million in Hong Kong auction

The rectangular-cut, 25.27-carat, 'Jonker V' is one of a collection of 13 polished diamonds cut from the famous 726-carat Jonker rough, unearthed by Jacob Jonker at South Africa’s Elandsfontein mine in 1934.The Jonker was considered at the time to be the world’s fourth-largest gem-quality diamond and later displayed during the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary. It was first sold to Ernest Oppenheimer.

Jonker diamond ring

[Image: The Jonker V diamond by Harry Winston. Christie's]

The auction will be held in Hong Kong by Christie’s on 30th May will also feature an emerald-and-diamond necklace created by designer Edmond Chin, which is expected to sell for $3.6 million to $5 million.

emerald-and-diamond necklace [Image: emerald-and-diamond necklace. Christie's]

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