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Fancy Vivid Blue and Orange Diamonds Set Records at Sotheby’s Sale

By Erika W. On October 5, two fancy vivid colored diamonds sold for record prices at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Sale in Hong Kong. The top lot sold, a 6.01 carat fancy vivid blue cushion cut diamond ring, garnered $10.1 million and set a world record price per carat for any fancy vivid blue diamon...

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110.03 Carat Sun-Drop Diamond Goes to Auction

By Erika W. The 110.03 carat Sun-Drop diamond will lead Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva on November 15, 2011. The GIA graded fancy vivid yellow, VVS1 diamond was recently on exhibition at London's Natural History Museum. (Click to watch minerals curator Alan Hart discuss the Sun-Drop) The stone is ...

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Golden Eye Diamond Sells for $2.8 Million

By Erika W. The Golden Eye, a 43.51 carat fancy intense yellow diamond sold for $2.84 million on Bid4Assets.com. The diamond was projected to fetch anywhere between $3-20 million with an opening bid of $900,000. $2.84 million is not too shabby for an online purchase of a diamond formerly owned by a convicted ...

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Christie’s to Auction Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Collection

By Erika Winters The Crown Jewels of Hollywood to be Auctioned Christie's has announced the first of a four-day series of sales celebrating Elizabeth Taylor's extraordinary jewelry collection. In an Evening Sale on December 13, 2011, Christie's New York will feature 80 of Ms. Taylor's most iconic jewels. Two D...

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32.77 carat Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond to be Auctioned at Christie’s

By Erika W. "The Vivid Yellow," a 32.77 carat fancy yellow diamond, will be auctioned at Christie's New York on October 18. The rare fancy vivid yellow diamond, which exhibits exceptional saturation, is expected to fetch $6+ million at the Magnificent Jewels sale. “The Vivid Yellow literally blazes...

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Want a 43.51 carat Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond?

By Erika W. It's big. It's yellow...and it was seized from Paul Monea, an Ohio businessman convicted of money laundering. Forbes contributor Anthony DeMarco reports that "Monea was convicted of money laundering and conspiracy in 2007 in U.S. District Court in Akron. He tried to sell the gem, known as the 'Gol...

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New World Record Prices Set at Christie’s Geneva Auction

By Erika W. Highlights from Christie's May 18 Sale Three new world record prices were achieved at Christies Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva. The top lot sold was a D IF Type IIa heart-shaped diamond weighing 56.15 carats. The massive heart was sold to Graff for $10,946,422 setting a new record as the most ex...

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Emerald and Diamond Tiara Sets World Auction Record

By Erika W. Last night, an emerald and diamond tiara broke auction records at Sotheby's Magnificent and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva. The rare tiara, which was estimated to sell for $5-10 million, sold for $12.7 million-the highest price ever realized for a tiara at auction. Another top seller was a 10.99 carat ...

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