Easter is just three weeks away. And you don’t have much time to waste looking for that rare diamond encrusted Easter Egg. You have few hours to go around and collect the cash from your favorite hiding places – could be the laundry hamper, cookie jar, tea tin, a file box in the attic or your bra. Because the Diamond Memories Egg from jewelry house Jefferies of London will cost you £215,000 ($268,380/ €248,250).
Jeweler Martin Jefferies designed extravagant 18 karat white gold easter egg comes pavé set with 910 brilliant cut, flawless, D-color diamonds weighing about 60 carats in total. It is not just a pricey ornament, it doubles up as a locket. Once the egg is open, inside there are two 18 karat polished yellow gold made picture frames with a matte finish border. And it comes with a matching gold chain to wear it as a pendant. The Diamond Memories Egg measures about 58mm H x 38mm W.
In general, we all know the egg is a symbol of fertility and rebirth. In Christianity, egg or in this case Easter egg is the symbol of the empty tomb of Jesus, from which Jesus resurrected. Here are Martin Jefferies thoughts on this special egg “I conceived the idea of an egg presented in glorious fashion, because the egg is such a precious entity. It is the source of life. The design is a universal symbol representing life, togetherness, peace, love and so much more.”
Jefferies is a British third generation jeweler whose previous employers include such boldface names Fabergé and Asprey. Numerous times he has won awards and accolades for his work from the prestigious Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards. And some of his work include exquisite pieces were gifts presented to Queen Elizabeth II.
There is a 10-week lead time from the day you place the order. Other available options include ruby and sapphire. For additional information contact Amar Thapen at [email protected] on 020 7871 0487.