This 2018 Cattle Baron’s Ball live auction package may be the ultimate memento from the Saturday, October 20th “Sapphires and Spurs.” While anybody can snag a pair of spurs, only the winner will wear a 6.06 carat sapphire selected by Diamonds Direct. To enhance the beauty of this magnificent gem, the winner and friend will be flown to NYC to join world-renowned jewelry designer Christopher Slowinski in his very private Christopher Designs studio to create an exclusive design for this oval shaped treasure. As Christopher put it, “I have always been intrigued with taking something established and making it even more beautiful.”
To learn the details of the trip, the sapphire and an extra perk or two, read the details below.
Sapphire In The City **
A weekend away in New York City is just the beginning of this sparkling excursion package donated by Diamonds Direct. The lucky winner will receive a stunning 6.06 carat oval-shaped natural blue sapphire, hand selected by the experts from Diamonds Direct and certified by GRS Swiss Lab, to be crafted into the jewelry piece of their dreams by world-renowned designer and longtime partner of Diamonds Direct, Christopher Slowinski of Christopher Designs.
Pack your bags and get ready to enjoy business class round-trip flights to the Big Apple and a two-night getaway in a five-star hotel for two. You’ll be able to see all the wonders that the Christopher Designs studio has to offer during your exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of his state of the art facilities and get a peak at some of the jewelry that lands on red carpets all over the world. During your visit, Diamonds Direct and Christopher himself will sit down one-on-one to sketch your new prized possession for you to ensure that every detail is just right. While you’re there customizing your dream piece, Diamonds Direct will also gift you with a gorgeous one-of-a-kind painting from Christopher’s personal works to commemorate the unforgettable experience.
A true visionary in his field and a highly acclaimed artist, Christopher is opening his studio to two guests for the very first time. There will be plenty of inspiration to be found throughout your exploration, which will be just the thing to get your creative juices flowing to help you envision the perfect setting.
* Donated by Diamonds Direct ** Trip to be coordinated based on the availability of the Christopher Designs team. Blackout dates may apply and must take place on mutually agreed upon dates *** Photo provided by 2018 Cattle Baron’s Ball