A 75.35-carat, D,  IF diamond briolette  fetched $11.2 million or $148,000 per carat at Christie's Hong Kong spring sale of magnificent jewels, setting a new world record for a briolette shape at auction. Christie's Hong Kongjewelry sale achieved a total of $82.9 million and was 81% sold by lot.

All of the top 10 lots achieved in excess of $2 million at the auction. A diamond and emerald-drop fringe necklace mounted by Boucheron fetched $5.7 million, while a pair of Burmese ruby and diamond ear pendants by Etcetera sold for $3.9 million.