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59-Carat “Pink Star” Diamond Sells for World Record $83 Million

By Erika Winters On November 13, 2013, the 59.60-carat Pink Star diamond set a world auction record, selling for $83 million at Sotheby's Geneva. Known as the most valuable diamond ever offered at auction, the Pink Star surpassed its estimate of $60 million. "It's a large amount of money in itself but ...

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14.82-Carat Orange Diamond Sells for Record $35.5 Million at Christie’s

By Erika Winters Christie's Image: Rahul Kadakia, head of Christie's jewelry department for Switzerland and Americas, selling The Orange at Christie's Geneva The largest fancy vivid orange diamond ever offered at auction fetched $35.5 million ($2.4 million per carat) at Christie's Geneva on November 12,...

14.82-Carat Orange Diamond Sells for Record $35.5 Million at Christie’s VIEW POST

Rare Burmese Rubies to Heat Up Christie’s Hong Kong Auction

By Erika Winters A selection of rare Burmese rubies will lead Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction on November 26, 2013. The auction, which will include over 300 colored gemstone and diamond jewels, is expected to fetch approximately $90 million. Highlighting the sale is the "Crimson Garla...

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Kim Kardashian’s Engagement Ring from Kris Humphries Fetches $749,000 at Auction

By Erika Winters Back in 2011 we wondered what would happen to Kim Kardashian's engagement ring after her split with basketball player Kris Humphries. They were technically married after all (albeit for 72 days), so many wondered whether she would give the ring back, keep it, or sell it. Kardashian's mother ...

Kim Kardashian’s Engagement Ring from Kris Humphries Fetches $749,000 at Auction VIEW POST

Rare Diamond News Roundup: 118-Carat Sets Auction Record, 637-Carat Necklace for Sale, and more…

By Erika Winters Rare and exceptional diamonds have made big news in the last couple weeks, as the autumn jewelry auction season is in full swing, and large diamond finds continue to grab attention. Notable stories include a 118-carat (egg-sized) diamond that broke auction records at Sotheby's Hong Kong by sel...

Rare Diamond News Roundup: 118-Carat Sets Auction Record, 637-Carat Necklace for Sale, and more… VIEW POST

59-Carat Pink Diamond May Fetch $60 Million at Sotheby’s

By Erika Winters On November 13, 2013, Sotheby's will be auctioning the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat pink diamond, at its Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva. According to Sotheby's, the Pink Star is the most valuable diamond ever to be offered at auction and the largest internally-flawless, fancy-vivid pin...

59-Carat Pink Diamond May Fetch $60 Million at Sotheby’s VIEW POST

“Property of a Gentleman” – Kim Kardashian’s Ring up for Auction

By Erika Winters *Updated October 14, 2013. Property of Kris Humphries, indeed. "The ring is indeed Kris' property that he received through his marriage dissolution," said his rep in a statement. "He has long-since moved on and is very much looking forward to a successful auction at Christie's on Tuesday." ...

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Trio of Pink, Blue, and Yellow Diamonds to Highlight Christie’s Auction

By Erika Winters A trio of rare colored diamonds will highlight Christie's New York Magnificent Jewels auction on October 15, 2013. The auction, which marks the start of Christie's fall season, presents these rare colored diamonds following Christie's historic sale of the 34.65-carat pink Princie Diamond...

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