PHOTOS: Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels at Sotheby’s, Geneva auction

Geneva’s June sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels: Part I & II is open for sale and is offering a broad selection of jewellery, including jewels from the world’s most renowned jewellery houses, such as Cartier, Suzanne Belperron, René Boivin and Hemmerle. Part II of the sale features an extraordinary selection of rare and important coloured diamonds and iconic pieces from Cartier’s highly sought-after Art Deco period. Part II is a curated sale for the most discerning collectors dating from the 19th century to the present day.

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A Sotheby’s staff wears an emerald and diamond necklace that belonged to Consuelo Montagu (1853-1909), Duchess of Manchester and that was displayed at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for 22 years (estimated US$ 300 - 400,000) during a media presentation at Sotheby?s before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

A Sotheby’s staff wears an emerald and diamond necklace that belonged to Consuelo Montagu (1853-1909), Duchess of Manchester and that was displayed at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for 22 years (estimated US$ 300 - 400,000) during a media presentation at Sotheby?s before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

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A Fancy Intense Pink marquise-shaped diamond weighing 7.00 carats, (estimated US$ 2.5 -3.5 million) and a Fancy Vivid Blue step-cut diamond weighing 3.01 carats (estimated US$ 4.3 -6.3 million) are pictured during a media presentation at Sotheby’s before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

A Fancy Intense Pink marquise-shaped diamond weighing 7.00 carats, (estimated US$ 2.5 -3.5 million) and a Fancy Vivid Blue step-cut diamond weighing 3.01 carats (estimated US$ 4.3 -6.3 million) are pictured during a media presentation at Sotheby’s before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

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Sotheby’s staff, wearing protective masks, attend a buyers’ preview before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

Sotheby’s staff, wearing protective masks, attend a buyers’ preview before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

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Sotheby’s staff, wearing protective masks, attend a buyers? preview before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

Sotheby’s staff, wearing protective masks, attend a buyers? preview before the resuming of live jewellery auctions after the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2020. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

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A sapphire ring from Cartier at the Sotheby’s Geneva auction. (sotheby’s Jewels/Instagram)

A sapphire ring from Cartier at the Sotheby’s Geneva auction. (sotheby’s Jewels/Instagram)

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A tiara that can also be worn as a brooch, on sale at Sotheby’s Geneva. (sotheby's jewels/Instagram)

A tiara that can also be worn as a brooch, on sale at Sotheby’s Geneva. (sotheby's jewels/Instagram)

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A vivid yellow diamond ring at Sotheby’s Geneva. (sotheby's/instagram)

A vivid yellow diamond ring at Sotheby’s Geneva. (sotheby's/instagram)

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