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887-Carat Marcial de Gomar Star Emerald Going to Auction

On April 25th, 2017, New York City-based auction house Guernsey’s will be auctioning off the Marcial de Gomar Emerald Collection of rare emeralds at a live event at Americas Society at 680 Park Avenue with online bidding at liveauctioneers.com.

The collection includes a 887 carat emerald named La Gloria, which is know to be one of the largest museum-quality emeralds in the world. This stone has previously been featured in a joint exhibit in 2002 with Arthur Groom & Co. and the Smithsonian Institute in New Jersey. This piece, along with 20 other loose emeralds (both cut and rough) and 13 pieces of extraordinary emerald jewelry will be sold.

Some pieces include the emeralds Marcial de Gomar Star, the largest of only eleven star emeralds known to exist in the world and possibly the first of its kind as a double-sided star emerald and Tears of Fura, a matched pair of large teardrop-shaped Muzo emeralds.

Kimberly Fisher Boone

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