Historic diamond necklace and £150,000 earrings auction in Cannes

Two vintage jewellery pieces from the 19th and mid-20th centuries will feature in Kohn's sale of antique and modern jewels, this evening (August 3).

Among the sale's highlights is a pair of diamond and white gold earrings from 1960, boasting two main diamonds weighing 8.38 and 8.34 carats, and a total of 20.7 grams.

A pair of diamond and white gold earrings from 1960

The earrings will appear in the sale estimated at €120,000-150,000.

Auctioning for half the price is an even older necklace, dated to circa 1860, replete with gold, silver and diamonds.

With gold, silver and diamonds, this necklace is dated to circa 1860 

Weighing a total of 86.2 grams, this historic piece is a must-see for collectors and investors with an interest in unique diamond jewellery, and will appear in Kohn's auction with an estimate of €35,000-40,000.

The auction is taking place in Cannes, Paris.


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