Jewelry Blog

Bulgari Serpenti Watch and More: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury to Auction Iconic Jewels

Mon, 20 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Bulgari Serpenti turquoise and white enamel watch to be auctioned • Image: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury will be auctioning this Bulgari Serpenti watch on November 27. Image courtesy of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury.


UK-based auction house Dreweatts & Bloomsbury will be auctioning a selection of iconic jewels from renowned jewelers including Bulgari, Jean Schlumberger, and Seaman Schepps, in London on November 27.


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Jewel of the Week - Stunning Champagne Diamond and Rose Gold Engagement Ring

Fri, 17 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

A 5-carat light brown diamond in a delicate rose-gold halo, this week's featured jewel makes us want to pop some champagne! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Champagne Diamond Engagement Ring in Rose Gold


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TrueFacet Launches New Buy/Sell Channel for Pre-Owned Designer Jewelry

Thu, 16 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Designer Jewelry from TrueFacet
TrueFacet has launched a new marketplace for consumers to buy and sell pre-owned designer jewelry. Image courtesy of TrueFacet.


Today TrueFacet launched a new online marketplace for consumers to buy and sell pre-owned designer jewelry and watches. And as we are a website devoted to jewelry collectors, we thought we'd browse the site to see what they offer and also see how easy it is to sell a pre-loved jewelry piece.


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Video: Patek Philippe Unveils World's Most Complicated Watch, the Grandmaster Chime

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175
Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175 • Image: Patek Philippe


Renowned watchmaker Patek Philippe is commemorating its 175th anniversary with a collection of limited-edition commemorative timepieces. And one of the collection's watches, the incredible Grandmaster Chime, has been billed as the most complicated and elaborate wristwatch in the world.


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Blue Nile Adds Virtual Engagement Ring Try-On to Mobile App

Mon, 13 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Virtual try-on technology is making it easier for online shoppers to check out jewelry styles from anywhere in the world via their mobile devices. And the technology is getting more accurate with each app. Last week, online jewelry retailer Blue Nile launched its new mobile shopping experience with an added virtual try-on feature for iPhones. The feature is now part of Blue Nile's popular "Dream Box" area that displays thousands of engagement rings created by the retailer.


Blue Nile Virtual Try On App Screen Snap


Blue Nile's virtual try-on feature allows you to see multiple engagement-ring styles on an image of your hand. You can adjust and scale the ring to fit your finger for the best "fit."


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Jewel(s) of the Week - A Family of Bling

Fri, 10 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

This week's feature takes the family jewels to the next level--a stunning (blingy) assortment of sparkling diamonds shared by mcblohe! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Family of bling - Image by mcblohe


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8.41-Carat Purple-Pink Diamond Fetches $17.8 Million, Sets New Record

Wed, 08 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

8.41-Carat Fancy Vivid Purple-Pink Diamond • Sotheby's
An 8.41-carat fancy vivid purple-pink diamond fetched a record $17.8 million at Sotheby's Hong Kong. Image: Sotheby's


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Retail Diamond Prices Continue Modest Downward Trend in September

Mon, 06 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Diamond Prices News Roundup - September 2014

Retail diamond prices continued their modest downward trend in September following decreases in August. Retail diamond price changes are based on Pricescope's database of over 450,000 diamonds from retail stores. Read more about diamond price changes below.


Pricescope Retail Diamond Prices Chart for September 2014


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Jewel of the Week - Fluid Gelin Abaci Tension Set Diamond Ring

Fri, 03 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

This week's featured jewel has us appreciating the fluid simplicity of a tension-set diamond ring. Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!



Gelin Abaci Tension-Set Diamond Ring - Image by Fey


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Go: Cartier Exhibition at the Denver Art Museum

Thu, 02 Oct 2014

By Erika Winters

Cartier emerald and diamond necklace in platinum worn by the Countess of Granard
Cartier emerald and diamond necklace in platinum worn by the Countess of Granard. Cartier London, 1932


The Denver Art Museum is celebrating 75 years of Cartier jewels in its upcoming exhibition titled Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, which opens on November 16, 2014.


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