by The Chicago Times Business Staff
November 28, 2021
NEW YORK — Tiffany & Co. unveiled its most expensive piece of jewelry to date.
According to Tiffany & Co. “The World’s Fair Necklace,” was unveiled in Dubai on Sunday and consists of up to 180 carats of diamonds set in platinum. The focal point is famous 80-carat oval “Empire Diamond”. The flawless “Empire Diamond” was mined in Botswana, cut and polished in Israel, and set in Tiffany’s New York City workshop.
The World’s Fair Necklace was inspired by a Tiffany necklace crafted for the 1939 World’s Fair that included a 200-carat aquamarine stone and over 400 diamonds.
According to Tiffany, the necklace is the most expensive piece ever created by the historic jeweler. At some point, Tiffany plans to make the necklace available for sale, which is valued at $20-$30 million
Tiffany also holds the self-described priceless 128.54 carat “Tiffany Diamond” which is currently not for sale.