The Most Expensive Bracelet
in The World Was Sold at an
Cartier bracelet makes history as the most expensive jewellery sold at Sotheby’s auction.The 1930s jewel had previously been part of a private collection in the US and had an estimated value of around €730,000. However, the bracelet was sold almost twice as expensive - for 1.34 million dollars.The bracelet Tutti Frutti is decorated with sapphires, emeralds, rubies and diamonds, as well as onyx and black enamel. It is a classic piece of art deco decoration.
Catharine Becket, who runs Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York, said: “The result achieved for this bracelet is testament to the fact that, even under the most challenging of circumstances, the demand for great art endures….Now we can connect with the touch of a button, which allowed us to engage with bidders worldwide. We look forward to bringing more great jewels to the marketplace in the months ahead as we expand our calendar of online sales.”