Golconda Diamond Earrings

11. Earrings with Golconda diamond

These earrings have diamonds from the Indian Golconda mines, the shape of the diamonds reminds of cushion, thus, they were called Imperial Cushions, too.

Each of the earring pieces has approximately 23.11 carats, the very first of their public appearance were during Christie’s Spring sale of 2011 held in Hong Kong, they were part of the Magnificent Jewels collection. The price of 9.3 million US dollars did not stop an anonymous buyer though.

 



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