Scott is breaking into the British market with help from Selfridges, where she’s set to open a shop-in-shop on Nov. 20.
The stone went to an unnamed bidder at a Christie’s sale in Geneva.
The British jewelry designer has traveled a rocky road through the business — and come out smiling.
The third installment of her Versailles-inspired fine jewelry collection featured hidden compartments and illusion details.
The Accessories Council featured 36 brands at the holiday preview.
Van Cleef ceo Nicolas Bos sees the installation as an opportunity to spread a gospel about fine jewelry’s extensive craftsmanship.
Monica Vinader has become the latest British brand to land in Covent Garden, which is aiming to capture a young, sophisticated shopper.
Bamberger retired as chairman of Cartier U.K. in 2015.