July Jewels & Watches

Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 11 AM EDT     |      Live & Online



Fortuna’s July Jewels & Watches sale took place on July 22, 2021 at 11am EDT, featuring a broad assortment of glittering diamond jewels, precious colored gems perfect for the Summer season, and iconic brands that make the perfect investment pieces.

The July collection was full of exciting bidder activity, with live bids coming in online and over the phone. Some of the most exciting lots included the Cartier “Menotte” Amethyst and Turquoise Ring, which had a starting bid of $3,500 and achieved $9,375, and an extremely sought after Group of Art Deco Diamond Rings, which soared past its starting bid of $750, ultimately achieving $6,875—more than double the high estimate! Stay tuned for our August Jewels & Watches auction; the exciting end of summer sale will offer some of the finest estate jewels from the most esteemed designers—such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co., and more.

Auction Highlights


To support the effort in limiting the spread of COVID-19, the Fortuna Showroom is temporarily closed to the public. You can still view the items in the upcoming auction in-person by setting an appointment with our online scheduler below.

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Sales Specialist

Hyesoung Lee, G.G., Senior Jewelry Specialist

(212) 389-9040, ext. 115


Bidding Services

(212) 389-9040, ext. 1016


H. Stern Aquamarine and Diamond Necklace

One stunning highlight of the July collection was this H. Stern Aquamarine and Diamond Necklace. Featuring well-matched, beautiful, and lively aquamarines, weighing a total of approximately 130.00 carats accented with round-cut diamonds beautifully crafted together by Latin America’s most famous fine jewelry house. This remarkable neck candy had a starting bid of $14,000 and ultimately achieved $20,000 at auction.

Diamond Flower Cocktail Ring

Every jewelry box deserves a gorgeous cocktail ring and this stunning Diamond Flower Cocktail Ring is the most impressive of them all. The masterfully crafted accessory captures a lively flower mid-bloom. With 8.50-carats of round brilliant-cut diamonds shimmering like flower petals, the ring is both a work of majestic craftsmanship and exquisite diamond cutting.

This truly unique ring was offered for a starting bid of $5,500 and achieved more than double its starting bid with a total achieved price of $11,875.

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We Invite You to Auction!

We are always accepting fine jewelry and watch consignments for upcoming auctions, whether it is a single item or an entire collection. Please contact our office or fill out our web form for a complimentary auction appraisal. Our specialists look forward to helping you understand the value of your pieces.

For more information, please contact us at:
P: (212) 389-9040

E: valuation@fortunaauction.com

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