The Most Expensive Gemstones Sold in 2019

As another year comes to an end, it is time to look back over 2019 and see what the Most Expensive Gemstones sold this year were.

Ruby and Diamond Bib Necklace

10: Ruby and Diamond Bib Necklace

Sale: Christie’s, Geneva, 15th May 2019
Sale Price USD: $2.3 Million
Sale Price GBP: £1.8 Million

Superb Sapphire and Diamond Ring

9: Superb Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Sale: Sotheby’s, Hong Kong, 2nd April 2019
Sale Price USD: $2.4 Million
Sale Price GBP: £1.8 Million

Sensational Sapphire Pendant

8: Sensational Sapphire Pendant

Sale: Christie’s, Geneva, 12th November 2019
Sale Price USD: $2.5 Million
Sale Price GBP: £1.9 Million

Spinel, Pearl and Emerald Necklace

6: Spinel, Pearl and Emerald Necklace

Sale: Christie’s, New York, 19th June 2019
Sale Price USD: $3 Million
Sale Price GBP: £2.3 Million

Emerald and Diamond Necklace Circa 1935

6: Emerald and Diamond Necklace – Circa 1935

Sale: Sotheby’s, Geneva, 14th May 2019
Sale Price USD: $3.5 Million
Sale Price GBP: £2.7 Million

5: The Imperial Emerald

Sale: Christie’s, Geneva, 15th May 2019
Sale Price USD: $4.2 Million
Sale Price GBP: £3.3 Million

Emerald, Diamond and Pearl Earrings

4: Emerald, Diamond and Pearl Earrings

Sale: Christie’s, Hong Kong, 28th May 2019
Sale Price USD: $4.4 Million
Sale Price GBP: £3.5 Million

The Most Expensive Emeralds Sold in 2019

3: Natural Pearl Sautier

Sale: Christie’s, Geneva, 15th May 2019
Sale Price USD: $5.6 Million
Sale Price GBP: £4.4 Million

Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet by Cartier

2: Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet by Cartier

Sale: Sotheby’s, Geneva, 13th November 2019
Sale Price USD: $6.3 Million
Sale Price GBP: £4.7 Million

Most Expensive Sapphire sold in 2019

Ruby and Diamond Ring by Harry Winston

1: 22.86 Carat Ruby and Diamond Ring by Harry Winston

Sale: Christie’s, Geneva, 15th May 2019
Sale Price USD: $7.1 Million
Sale Price GBP: £5.5 Million

Most Expensive Ruby sold in 2019

So there it is, the 10 most expensive gemstones sold in 2019. Sale prices were significantly lower in 2019 than in 2018, however one Emerald did make the Most Expensive Emeralds list.

If you enjoyed this post then check out the Most Expensive Diamonds sold in 2019 post. We would like the thank Christie’s and Sotheby’s for the images used in this post.

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