The jewelry world is all abuzz with the upcoming sale at Christie’s on May 14: “Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs. Lily Safra”, which includes the largest single owner selection of jewels by JAR ever seen at auction. The Lily Safra Foundation will donate the entire proceeds of the sale to 20 charitable institutions. Furthermore, any proceeds above $20 million will be given to additional philanthropic organisations selected by the Foundation. Amongst this fantastic collection are two pieces by Seaman Schepps, shown below…
If you are a glutton for fabulous jewels and incredible gems (including a pair of pear-shaped flawless diamond earrings, each at 19cts!), take a look at the eCatalog on Christie’s site.
The Lily Safra Jewels for Hope auction realized a total of US$37,924,551!
The Seaman Schepps turquoise and diamond earrings, estimated at $20,ooo-50,000, sold at auction for $74,187.
The Seaman Schepps shell necklace, estimated at $21,000-30,000, sold at auction for $43,164.