Christie’s jewellery department head Rahul Kadakia holds the hammer during the sale of The Pink Legacy, an 18.96-carat diamond once owned by the Oppenheimer family, in Geneva, in 2018. Photo: AFP
Christie’s jewellery department head Rahul Kadakia holds the hammer during the sale of The Pink Legacy, an 18.96-carat diamond once owned by the Oppenheimer family, in Geneva, in 2018. Photo: AFP

What is Hong Kong’s jewellery investment outlook for 2023? The Williamson Pink Star and De Beers Blue sold for millions at Sotheby’s while Rosamund Kwan auctioned off gems too

  • Sotheby’s sold the 11.15-carat Williamson Pink Star for US$57.7 million in October, while the De Beers Blue was the crowning glory for the auction house in spring
  • However, reports from the HKTDC suggest that global inflationary and geopolitical pressures including the Ukraine war could dull the outlook for the city’s jewellery industry

Christie’s jewellery department head Rahul Kadakia holds the hammer during the sale of The Pink Legacy, an 18.96-carat diamond once owned by the Oppenheimer family, in Geneva, in 2018. Photo: AFP
Christie’s jewellery department head Rahul Kadakia holds the hammer during the sale of The Pink Legacy, an 18.96-carat diamond once owned by the Oppenheimer family, in Geneva, in 2018. Photo: AFP
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