Caroline Morrissey is Director and Head of Jewellery at Bonhams in New York. Her areas of expertise span diamonds and coloured gemstones to 20th century jewellery. She has a particular interest in large white and coloured diamonds.
Since joining Bonhams in 2014, Caroline's exceptional sales include a diamond riviere necklace, which sold for $1,205,000 in June 2015; a diamond solitaire ring which sold for $1,807,500 in September 2017; an unmounted Kashmir sapphire which sold for $1,244,075 in July 2020; and a rare emerald and diamond bracelet by Cartier which sold for $3,240,375 in May 2022.
Caroline discovered her passion for the jewellery business more than two decades ago, in a charming jewellery store in Edinburgh, Scotland, where she worked on weekends during high school. Her career started in the diamond industry in Antwerp, Belgium, and she has also held positions at the prominent luxury retailers Cartier and Leviev.
Caroline studied a double major in Economics and Politics from the University of York, England.