Record breaking diamond ring sells for over £1 Million at Fellows in Birmingham

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The 43.59 carat Fancy Intense Yellow radiant-cut VS2 diamond was set between two white tapered diamond shoulders at 1.62 carats in total. This significant yellow diamond was the centre piece of an exquisite ring created by Graff Diamonds.

For 141 years Fellows has been one of the country’s prominent auctioneers, they became an auction house in 1876. The family business has moved from strength to strength with monthly specialist jewellery and watch auctions.

After furious bidding across two phone lines and in the room, the hammer went down at £1.1M. Including buyer’s premium at 23% (plus VAT), the ring sold for £1,307,600.

Fellows’ next fine jewellery auction will take place on January 18th 2018, in their Birmingham saleroom.

A spokesperson for the auction house, Alexandra Whittaker said “We are delighted with this result. It was a privilege to sell such an important jewel here in Birmingham’s historic and world renowned Jewellery Quarter”.

Hi res images of ring and videos of the moment the ring sold can be downloaded here:

For more information or additional images please contact Alexandra Whittaker on 07917033162, or email

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