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13.22-Carat Winston Blue Diamond Fetches $24 Million, Christie’s Sets New Jewelry Auction Record

By Erika Winters Rahul Kadakia, international head of Christie's jewelry department, auctions the "Winston Blue" diamond. Image: Christie's At 13.22 carats, the "Winston Blue" is known as the largest fancy vivid blue diamond in the world. And on May 14, the gem established a new world auction record ...

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Sotheby’s Geneva Jewelry Auction Achieves $141.5 Million, Sets New World Record

By Erika Winters The 100.09-carat "Graff Vivid Yellow" diamond fetched $16.3 million at Sotheby's Geneva. Image: Sotheby's Sotheby's Geneva set a new world record for a jewelry auction at its Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels sale on May 13--with sales totaling a staggering $141.5 million. The auctio...

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Video: Largest Flawless Vivid Blue Diamond in the World to Be Auctioned at Christie’s

By Erika Winters A 13.22-carat flawless fancy vivid blue diamond will be auctioned at Christie's Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva on May 14. The rare gem--known as the largest flawless fancy vivid blue diamond in the world--was displayed at Christie's New York on April 11. And in the video below, Christie...

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Marilyn Monroe’s Rhinestone Earrings Fetch $185,000 at Julien’s Auctions

By Erika Winters Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but rhinestones can command top dollar at auction, especially when they were worn by the one of the world's most iconic celebrities. A pair of shoulder-dusting rhinestone earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe garnered a whopping $185,000 at Julien's "Hollyw...

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100-Carat “Graff Vivid Yellow” Diamond to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s Geneva

By Erika Winters The 100.09-carat "Graff Vivid Yellow" diamond is expected to fetch between $15 and $25 million at Sotheby's Geneva. Image: Sotheby's The 100.09-carat "Graff Vivid Yellow" diamond will be auctioned at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva on May 13, 2014. The...

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Jadeite Necklace Sells for $27.4 Million, Sets Two World Auction Records

By Erika Winters Sotheby's Image: The Hutton-Mdivani necklace sold for $27.4 million at Sotheby's Hong Kong on April 7, 2014. The Hutton-Mdivani jadeite necklace sold for $27.4 million and set two new world auction records at Sotheby's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite spring sale, on April 7, 20...

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Christie’s Hong Kong Presents Online-Only Jewelry Sale

By Erika Winters Christie's Hong Kong has announced "Statement Jewels," an online-only sale comprising 80 jewelry lots with a wide range of prices--estimates start at HK $2000/ US $250. The sale--which goes live on Tuesday, February 25, and runs through Thursday, March 6--will take place at www.christies...

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Sotheby’s Makes History with Highest Total Jewelry Sale, $83 Million Pink Diamond Sets World Record

By Erika Winters Sotheby's Image: David Bennet, chairman of Sotheby's jewelry department in Europe and the Middle East, auctioneering the $83 million Pink Star diamond On November 13, 2013, Sotheby's Geneva made history when it sold the 59.60-carat Pink Star diamond for $83 million, a world auction reco...

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