Rare Kashmir sapphire among historic treasures auctioned off in Geneva


Sapphire and diamond earrings circa 1800, made with pear and cushion-shaped sapphires and old-cut diamonds, once owned by Napoleon’s adopted daughter. Photo: AFP

The largest Kashmir sapphire ever auctioned and a royal tiara which everyone can try on via Instagram were the stars of this year's magnificent jewels sales in Geneva.

Gems worn by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's adopted daughter also dazzle among the historic treasures sold by Sotheby's and Christie's auction houses from May 11 to 12.

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