See the world's most expensive earrings

Publish Date
Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 3:14PM
Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Images

A pair of odd-coloured diamonds are set to become the world's most expensive earrings by selling for more than £55 million.

The Apollo and Artemis diamonds are described as 'truly exceptional stones' which are in a 'class of their own' when considered as a pair.

The Apollo and Artemis Diamonds could be the most valuable earrings to appear at auction - and they don't even match. Photo / Getty
Photo/Getty Images

Apollo is a 14.54 carat vivid blue diamond which has been cut and polished into a pear shape, while Artemis is a 16 carat fancy intense pink diamond.

The Apollo & Artemis diamonds. Photo / Getty
Photo/Getty Images

The diamonds were named Apollo and Artemis after the twin brother and sister of power and beauty who were among the most widely venerated of the Ancient Greek gods.

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