Expensive jewellery from around the world
Through the years we’ve seen plenty of expensive jewellery. Wallis Simpson’s panther bracelet, for example, made by Cartier: this onyx and diamond panther bracelet is a stunning piece. Standing at a massive £5.5 million this became one of the most expensive pieces ever to be sold, it is still today the most expensive Cartier items to be sold at auction. There have been many different types of jewellery sold at gigantic prices such as antique diamond engagement rings, antique earrings and emerald necklaces just to name a few. Now onto the most of jewellery ever to be sold. Berganza Hatton garden jewellers have created this awesome infographic to educate you of the most expensive pieces of jewellery over the years. The cullinan I Diamond, from South Africa, in 1905 this was discovered to be the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever. The diamond was later bought by the British government and presented to the crown. This is now worth around £310 million. Today this wonderful piece is a centrepiece of the royal sceptre that resides in the tower of London though it can also be removed and worn as a brooch.