“Women should never go without earrings, passing on them is an opportunity missed.” – Jennifer Lopez
Earring is basically a piece of jewelry worn on the lobe or edge of the ear. Earrings are worn by both sex, most probably common in women. It is one of the oldest form of body ornamentation. Earring is generally made up of several components such as metal, plastic, glass, precious stone, beads, wood, bone, and other materials, from a common plastic material to a well design luxurious stone. Size of the earrings depends upon the uses as well as the weight should not be extent more because it would lead to stretching of the earlobe. There are several types of earring such as
1) Helix/Cartilage, 2) Industrial, 3) Rook, 4) Daith, 5) Tragus, 6) Snug, 7) Conch, 8) Anti-Tragus, 9) Lobe.
Earring in other words termed as a piece of precious stone or gem, usually one of a pair, worn in a hole in the ear or fastened to the ear by a clip. Here we are going to give detailed list about some of the most precious spectacular sparkling earrings which are most expensive all around the world due to their quality and the costly metal used in it.
12. Arabella Huntington’s Earrings – Undeclared Price
These sparkling expensive piece of jewelry is owned by famous jeweler Harry Winston. These pair of earring was made from hope diamond which Winston owned to the Smithsonian institute. The pricing of this awesome dazzling beauty is not yet to be declared.
11. Paris Nouvelle Vague earrings – $79,000
These are basically a 14K White Gold Pave Diamond & Mixed Yellow Sapphire Tear drop Earrings by Red. Cartier has launched a brand new collection called Paris Nouvelle Vague. These earrings are inspired from Persian ladies and that reflect how much the Parisian women hold an appreciation for fashion. These brilliant luxurious pair of earring from renowned brand Cartier had cost around $79,000.
10. Marie Antoinette Diamond Earrings – Undeclared Price
These two large, pear-shaped diamonds weigh 14.25 and 20.34 carats respectively and are originally from India or Brazil, the only significant sources of diamonds in the eighteenth century. The diamonds are believed to have been set in earrings that belonged to Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France who was guillotined in 1793 during the French Revolution. In 1853, as a wedding gift, Napoleon III gave Empress Eugenie a pair of earrings with large pear-shaped diamonds that are believed to have been the Marie Antoinette earrings. In November 1964, Mrs. Post’s daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Barzin, donated the earrings, along with the original settings, to the Smithsonian Institution. The price of these antique pair of earring is undeclared.
9. Diamond and Pearls Danglers – $1.2M
Diamond and Pearls Danglers is basically made up of luxurious 6 carat pear-shaped diamonds which was mined from India’s Golconda mines. These beautiful mind-blowing attractive earrings are paired up with platinum or gold. These sparkling pearl shaped colorless diamond earring was auctioned at $1.2 million which make it into the list of top of the line most expensive earrings in the world.
8. Diamond Drop Earrings – $2.3M
These diamond drop earrings are one of the most expensive earrings in the world whose weight is approximately 995 carats and with a dazzling pear shape diamond all surrounded by a white golden frame. It was made at designer’s house and then bought by anonymous client when it auctioned at Christie’s New York. These luxurious dazzling beauty are cost around $2.5 million that’s why it is in the top most expensive earrings.
7. Emerald Drop Earrings – $2.5M
These Emerald drop shaped earrings was designed by Lorraine Schwartz for Angelina Jolie who wore this emerald drop earrings to the 2009 Academy Awards. The pair of earring is looking dazzling in greenish finish with deep emerald and with silver setting. These sparkling flawless pair of earring estimated cost is around $2.5 million.
6. Empress Eugenie – $3.3M
Empress Eugenie is basically a drop-shaped pearls which are warm grey in color and measure up to 23 mm in height and 13 mm in width. The pearls are mounted in antique silver with diamond caps and are set onto a platinum and diamond pendant, dating back to the 1920s. These pair of extremely rare natural pearl earrings that was gifted to Empress Eugenie of France by Napoleon Bonaparte. French crown jewels auctioned it at Doyle New York for US$3.3 million.
5. Colombian Emerald Diamond Earrings – $3.5M to $5M
Colombian Emerald Diamond Earrings is beautiful greenish gem stone whose weight is approximately 11.75 carats. The pair of earring made up of diamond which is mined from Colombia. After designing, this precious dazzling emerald cut diamond earrings was sold in a private auction that’s why nobody knows how much its actual price of this attractive pair but it is estimated to be between $3.5 million to $5 million.
4. Harry Winston Diamond Drop Earrings – $8.3M
Harry Winston Earrings is a dazzling 60 carat queenly pear-shaped earring which was designed by famous American jeweler Harry Winston. The earrings also called as Diamond drop due to its amazing pear shape which look like a water drop and was bought from the House of Winston on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hill, California and was revealed in 2006. This extraordinary pair of earring had estimated valued at $8.3 million.
3. Golconda Diamond Earrings – $9.3M
Golconda Diamond earrings is a colorless 23.11 carats sparkling cushion shaped diamond jewelry earring which is well cut and polished in a beautiful manner. As compared to the previous Golconda earrings this one is much costlier. The ultimate mesmerizing shaped earrings was auctioned in Christie’s spring sale in Hong Kong, on May 31, 2011. This earrings’ diamond mined or extracted from Golconda mines in India. This enthusiastic fashion beauty worth has been estimated as $9.3 million which make it into the list of top of the line earrings.
2. The Artemis Pink – $13.5M
Artemis is an odd-colored 16 carat fancy intense pink diamond which has been cut and polished into a dazzling pear shape and was auctioned on same day as Apollo blue by Sotheby’s international jewelry division in Geneva. The matching, 16-carat pink diamond went for a hammer price of about $13.5 million (£10million) which is a very healthy price. The buyer renamed this sparkling pink gem to ‘The Dream of Autumn Leaves’.
1. The Apollo Blue – $37.5M
Apollo is a 14.54 carat vivid blue diamond which has been cut and polished into a pear shape. Apollo is auctioned on 16 May 2017 by Sotheby’s international jewelry division in Geneva with another precious earring Artemis Pink, which is came second in our list. The Apollo Blue went for a hammer price of $37.5million (£29million). The auction house did say the buyer was renaming the gems as ‘The Memory of Autumn Leaves’ for the blue diamond earring.
Earrings are generally to wear to make beautiful ear more beautiful, it is basically a precious jewel ornament which cost more or less. Above we have bring you an amazing list of most expensive valuable earrings across the globe. We make lots of research to bring you this awesome top 12 most expensive earrings list hope you people enjoyed this mind-blowing list.