Rare blue diamond Bulgari ring fetches 1.9m after appearing at auction for the first time


Rare blue diamond Bulgari ring fetches 1.9m after appearing at auction for the first time

8:44 PM on 21st September 2011

Prize lot: The rare blue diamond Bulgari piece, dated circa 1960, is anticipated to fetch up to 800,000 pounds at auction today

Prize lot: The rare blue diamond Bulgari piece, dated circa 1960, is anticipated to fetch up to 800,000 pounds at auction today

Only one in about 10 blue diamonds of this size has a colour pure enough to qualify as fancy vivid

Only one in about 10 blue diamonds of this size has a colour pure enough to qualify as fancy vivid

Bulgari fan: Elizabeth Taylor

Bulgari fan: Elizabeth Taylor