Head of Department, Jewelry Sotheby’s London.
Kristian Spofforth FGA has worked as a jewelry specialist for nearly 15 years and has had the opportunity to work with some of the great collections of jewelry in the world. This includes a spectacular collection of Harry Winston jewels featuring the Star of Sierra Leone brooch and the Bourbon Parma collection featuring the Marie Antoinette pearl, which sold for $36 million dollars. He has also been able to work with some of the most unique colored diamonds and gemstones to come to auction including the CTF Pink Star, the Farnese Blue and the Dream of Autumn Leaves. He lectures at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art and speaks at International jewelry exhibitions as well as auctioneering in London and Geneva.