platinum ring with rare burmese ruby sells for $30.3 million at auction - ruby jewelry set
A rare Burmese ruby set on a platinum ring for $30.
According to Sotheby's, the 3 million auction set a world auction record for any Ruby and any Cartier stone.
Buyers and history of this piece, Ruby weighs at 25 kilograms.
59 karat was not disclosed.
It was auctioned on Tuesday as part of Sotheby's annual jewelry sale in Geneva.
Price of cushion-
Before the sale, the shape of the "Sunrise Ruby" was estimated at $12 million to $18 million.
It is famous for its "pigeon blood" red, set in heptagon-
The shape of the Double Diamond. 47 and 2. 70 carats.
That's Cartier's signature.
The auction house says the size and color of Myanmar's natural ruby is extremely rare.
The ring broke the auction record for each carat ruby.
Overall, sales totaled $160.
9 million, including the other three centers of Cartier.
A pink diamond ring once owned by Napoleon I's niece, Princess Mathilde bonaba, costs $15. 9 million.