Whether you prefer white gold, yellow gold or platinum, diamonds or rubies…there is something about a piece of jewelry that draws people in. Jewelry differs from personal preference to being designed according to culture, but the thing that every piece of jewelry has in common is that almost everyone adores these shiny pieces of adornment. The price of jewelry varies according to the materials used in creating the piece and many pieces are so valuable that they are only worn on special occasions. Have you ever watched a celebrity step on to the red carpet or starred in awe as a princess waved to the crowd and wondered just how much the bracelet or ring they were wearing was worth? Whether you are obsessed with the beauty of a diamond, the glitter of a ruby or simply have a curiosity about the most expensive pieces of jewelry are in the world…be prepared for a peek at 10 of the most expensive pieces of jewelry in the world.
10. Briolette Diamond Necklace
When the Briolette diamond necklace was put up on auction, it was expected to bring between $8.5 and $12.5 million. It became one of the most expensive pieces of jewelry in the world when it sold at auction for $11.1 million. The stunning necklace has a total diamond weight of 75.36 carats, with a beautiful purple-pink shaded, marquise shaped diamond in the center. Surrounding the flawless briolette diamond are smaller briolette diamonds that are set on an 18-carat white gold chain.