- ‘The World’s Fair Necklace’ is Tiffany’s most expensive item in its 184-year history
- It took two years to create and offer the 180-carat diamond set in platinum
- Industry experts estimate the value of the necklace to be between $20 and $30 million.
New York-based luxury jeweler Tiffany’s has launched its most expensive item in its 184-year history – a diamond necklace, valued at up to $30 million.
‘The World’s Fair Necklace’, which took a total of two years to make, is a dazzling display of 180-carat diamonds set in platinum.
Its show-stopping centerpiece is an 80-carat oval D-color flawless ‘Empire Diamond’ – named after the Empire State Building – that was ethically sourced in Botswana, cut and polished in Israel. before and was established at Tiffany’s workshop in New York City. ,
Although the US jeweler did not disclose the exact figure, industry experts have estimated the necklace to be worth between $20 and $30 million, as reported. WWD.
New York-based luxury jeweler Tiffany’s has launched its most expensive item in its 184-year history – a diamond necklace, valued at up to $30 million. It’s a facelift of an original sketch that was discovered last year, made by Tiffany for the 1939 World’s Fair (pictured)
The World’s Fair necklace is a remodeled necklace that the company originally designed for the 1939 World’s Fair.
The original, which contained 429 diamonds and sold for $28,000 at the time, was set with an aquamarine stone, with a total effect of 200 carats.
In comparison, the new version includes 578 diamonds – among them 353 round brilliant stones and 224 custom-cut baguette diamonds – while an 80-carat D-colored flawless diamond replaces the original’s aquamarine stone as the focal point of the necklace .
Tiffany’s new Mega Diamond – which can also be removed from the World’s Fair necklace and attached to a ring with the help of a Tiffany jeweler – was revealed last weekend in Dubai as part of Tiffany’s Blue Book event.
Promo Image: Beyoncé previously shared an image with her husband Jay-Z about the Love Tiffany & Co campaign
It is only beaten in size by the famous 128.54 carat ‘Tiffany Diamond’, but the brand has labeled it as ‘Precious’ and is therefore not for sale.
Worn by only four women, the ‘Tiffany Diamond’ has only been featured on a few special occasions – including in the About Love Tiffany & Co campaign by Beyoncé where she posed with husband Jay-Z.
The musician posed with his longtime partner in a white outfit with a dangling neckline.
It framed the famous 128-carat yellow diamond necklace previously worn by Audrey Hepburn and Lady Gaga.
Beyonce is just the fourth woman — and the first black woman — to have ever worn a mani.