The upcoming Magnificent Jewels sale at Sotheby’s New York is scheduled for April 17th.  The collections of spectacular jewels are estimated in excess of $40 million and the lots are readily cataloged.

This is the creme de la creme consisting of stunning diamonds and gemstones belonging to some of America’s wealthiest families.   Altogether the sale will offer 400 lots, together The centerpiece and most notable pieces of the sale is a pear-shaped diamond just slightly shy of 75 carats.  From the estate of Florida philanthropist Lynn Wolfson, the white diamond is in the purest D color and is estimated at 9.5 million dollars. Experts claim that this sparkling chunk is the most impressive ever to appear at an auction in the United States.  

Originating from financier and railroad magnate Jay Gould’s heirs will be six pieces.  These art deco pieces offer a glimpse into a past lifestyle where bigger diamonds and fine gemstones was the order of the day and designated one place in society and their distinguished family legacy.  

Former wife of lyricist and playwright Alan Jay Lerner, key pieces from the estate of Micheline Muselli Lerner will be on-hand. The gold and diamond Rivière Necklace originally purchased from Van Cleef & Arpels has seen many a Broadway opening sitting gracefully on Mrs. Lerner’s neck.

The majority of jewels at the yearly auction are out of the price range of most. However, the catalog of all the lots can be viewed on-line at Sotheby’s to keep up with what is being offered and dream.

Enjoy the quality of an authentic Chanel Cambon Bucket  as an affordable gem that is a reality.

It compliments chic fullness not often found in an everyday stylish bag that Hillary Duff, Paris Hilton and Kate Hudson use.

The background of the pre-owned bucket framed Chanel´s exterior is in quilted supple lambskin leather set in black diamond pattern. It is simply a classic adorned with a large finely stitched puffed up CC logo emblem in shiny black patent leather.

The opposite side continues with smooth black leather edging up from its base diagonally as a corner protector.

An open flat pocket sits on the exterior’s back side. All hardware is silver tone including the much appreciated five protective silver tone studs on its base. The pre-owned Chanel tote is versatile by its double rolled leather handles allowing a user to hand hold it or wear it over the shoulder.

The interior has more than enough room for all personal items. It is lined with Chanel logo pattern hot pink fine textile fabric. A zipper pocket with a Chanel pull is situated on one side wall. The opposite wall contains assorted sized open pockets.

The authentic Chanel Cambon Bucket easily becomes a legacy. It presents another elegant statement as a piece of fine jewelry.