Jewelry – a sign of love, an expression of recognition of and gratitude for a person dear to you. Adorning a piece of jewelry does not only mean a display of the amount of wealth a person possesses, but it also symbolizes social status. If you are a big fan of collecting precious items, you might want to see these top five most expensive and luxurious jewelry items in the world.
Flawless Blue Diamond
Diamonds are forever, and they are a girl’s best friend. So the saying goes. If ever you get your hands on this Flawless Blue Diamond which lands on the Number 5 spot, you will truly cherish it and take care of it – for the rest of your life. Regarded as one of the rarest gems in the world, the Flawless Blue Diamond weighs 6.04 carats and is mounted on a platinum ring. The flawless blue diamond, which is smaller than a penny, was found in the Cullinan mine in South Africa in 2008 and was sold at $7.98 million in an auction in Hong Kong.
Diamond Drop Earrings by House Of Harry Winston
Marking the Number 4 spot is a magnum opus from Harry Winston, a world renowned jewelry maker and seller. The pear-shaped Diamond Drop Earrings are made from 60 carat diamonds mounted in platinum. A precious gem indeed, Diamond Drop Earrings by Harry Winston will definitely make any gorgeous evening outfit look stunning and the crowd craning their necks to have a good look, this baby is sold at a staggering price of $8.5 million.
Heart-Shaped Burma Ruby Necklace
If you are one who has a lot of fortune to spend on collecting jewelry, then this Heart-shaped Burma Ruby Necklace which marks the Number 3 spot should be part of your “Watch List”. A perfect necklace for wealthy people who love luxurious jewelry and who also appreciate romance at the same time. The magnificence of this stunning gem is doubled since it is mounted on a diamond necklace made of 155 carats. Sold at a price of $14 million, you will definitely look at hearts in a different light now.
White Diamond by Sotheby’s
White is the color of elegance and purity, and that is what this White Diamond by Sotheby’s projects. Marking the Number 2 spot, this White Diamond by Sotheby’s originally belonged to the Sotheby’s auction house and has a weight of 100.1 carat. A true adornment to an owner’s jewelry box, it was initially sold for $16 million but the current value has reached $23 million.
Diamond Bikini by Susan Rosen And Steinmetz
Think you have a gorgeous and very sexy swimwear to boast at the beach? You might need to reconsider that after you see this Diamond Bikini from Susan Rosen and Steinmetz which nails the Number 1 spot as the most expensive jewelry in the world. Crafted using Steinmetz Diamonds, the Diamond Bikini has over 150 carats of D Flawless diamonds, and some of them are the rarest in the world including a 51-carat, pear-shaped diamond, a 30-carat emerald cut, a pair of 15 carat rounds, and a pair of eight carat pear-shaped gems. It might look a bit teeny-weeny and highly revealing, but this fabulous bikini is priced at $30 million.