The most expensive tiara in the world

You know what vice we have for the jewerly, Especially the diamonds. Today we wanted to join another of the universal manias, fairy tales, to tell you about an exceptional jewel: Most expensive 'princess' tiara ever sold in an auction.

Besides being pretty and worthy of royalty, this piece of emeralds and diamonds of the account with a story, which may be what makes it so valuable. It belonged to the German prince Guido henckel Von Donnersmarck who in turn commissioned for his wife Katharina. But in turn, the 'legend' says that it could have been the property of Eugene, the wife of Napoleon III.

Thus, the woman who can wear this marvel will not only feel elegant and rich, but also heir to a unique character. The tiara in question has been sold for a not inconsiderable amount of 11.28 million francs Swiss, or what is the same almost 9 million euros, the third highest price paid for a jewel at Sotheby's auctions

Those responsible for the sale affirm that it is the greatest jewel with emeralds and rare, in a good way, that has been on the market for over 30 years. We must highlight the size and purity of the eleven Colombian emeralds that crown the piece and that added about 500 carats total. Six people fought in the bid for her, which made them exceed the sale price estimated by Sotheby's experts (between 3.400.000 euros and just over 6.800.000 euros). This means that the success of the auction has been double.

Of course, the only thing we know about its new owner is that he is American, since he has bought the tiara anonymously.

Vía: Sotheby's press releases

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