A Christie's employee poses with a 34.05 carat emerald-cut diamond ring, a 31.21 carat Burmese sapphire and diamond ring by Boucheron, and a 32.08 carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring by Chaumet. From Mrs. Lily Safra's Jewels for Hope auction, May 2012
Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs. Lily Safra ~ On May 14, 2012, at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in Geneva, 70 rare jewels from the collection of Mrs. Lily Safra played tribute to jewelry as an art form and a major collecting field. The proceeds of the sale were donated to 20 charitable institutions. The 34.05 c rectangular-cut diamond ring is a near perfect gem. Estimated at US $ 3.6 -5 million .