The Evening Star - a magnificent diamond pendent which weighs approximately 39 carats, will be auctioned today as part of the Magnificent Jewels auction at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The auction is from the collection of a single owner and includes 10 exquisite jewels.
The diamond was mined in India's Golconda mines, which are famous for producting the Hope diamond and Wittelsback Diamond. The fabulous stone received its name from the former owner, who chose to wear it to evening galas fashioned as a pendant.
Christie's is well known for offering some of the rarest and most priceless jewels in its famous auctions.