The "Queen of Kalahari" Diamond
A 342 CARAT DIAMOND CUT INTO 5 STONES
To celebrate the release of the 342 carat “Queen of Kalahari” diamond, Angie Crabtree was commissioned by Chopard to create 5 diamond portraits depicting the five main stones cut: a 50 carat brilliant diamond a 26 carat heart diamond a 25 carat pear diamond a 21 carat emerald diamond a 20 carat cushion diamond The paintings ranged from 24 to 48 inches to reflect the size ratios of the real gems. The collection of jewels is estimated to be worth $100 million. The paintings accompanied the Kalahari diamonds at private events worldwide and were displayed in a window installation at Chopard’s New York boutique on Madison Avenue in 2016. Angie Crabtree painted live at various Chopard VIP events.
CHOPARD'S "QUEEN OF KALAHARI" DIAMONDS
CRABTREE'S COMMISSIONED PAINTINGS OF THE "KALAHARI" DIAMONDS
The "Pink Promise" Diamond
The "Picasso" of the Pink Diamond world
In 2017, Stephen Silver, the owner of the “Pink Promise“, commissioned Angie Crabtree an oil painting of the Pink Promise. The owner then auctioned the diamond at Christie’s in Hong Kong. The incredibly rare 14.93-carat Fancy Vivid VVS1 pink diamond, described by Christie’s as the “Picasso of the Pink Diamond world,” sold for an incredible $31,861,000. She created four painted portraits of the Pink Promise: one at 64 inches tall, and three at 24 inches tall. She was honored to have been able to wear the ring on and study it from life before starting her painting. Read more about the Pink Promise in an article from Forbes Magazine here. You can purchase a print of the Pink Promise here.