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Sotheby’s to Auction Historic 34.98 carat Beau Sancy Diamond

By Erika W. The historic Beau Sancy diamond will lead Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale in Geneva on May 15, 2012. The 34.98 double rose-cut diamond has an impressive provenance, as the stone has been passed through four royal families of France, England, Prussia, and the House of Orange. The d...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

By Erika W. Bottle of wine, box of candy, and a 5 carat orangey-pink diamond? Why yes, of course! This heart-shaped diamond, which led Sotheby's Important Jewels sale last week, is sure to start a conversation. We hope you have a lovely and romantic Valentine's Day! Photo: Sotheby's Th...

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Kim Kardashian Buys Elizabeth Taylor’s Jade Bangles, Results from Session II

By Erika Winters The second day of Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry auction added an additional $21.3 million to the first session's total of $115.9 million for a whopping total of $137,235,675. The sale continues to break records and has become the most valuable jewelry auction in history. “The spectacular result...

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Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Auction Achieves a Record $115.9 Million

By Erika W. The Crown Jewels of Hollywood Break Auction Records Christie's Evening Sale of Elizabeth Taylor's most notable jewels broke auction records achieving a total of $115,932,000 making it the most valuable jewelry auction in history. Each lot sold by 100%, and 24 of 80 jewels fetched over $1 million wh...

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Auction Achieves a Record $115.9 Million VIEW POST

Emerald Earrings and Diamond Pair Set Records at Christie’s Hong Kong

By Erika Winters Two auction records were achieved at Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale on November 29, 2011. A pair of D FL type IIa round brilliant diamonds weighing 35.77 and 35.61 carats set a record price of $16.4 million, which is the highest price paid for colorless diamonds in Asia. A pair o...

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110.03 carat “Sun Drop” Diamond Sells for a Record $12.3 Million

By Erika W. The 110.03 carat "Sun Drop" diamond achieved a world record price at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva on November 15. The largest pear-shaped yellow diamond in the world sold to an anonymous buyer for a record price of $12.3 million, the highest price paid for a yellow diamond at auction....

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Christie’s Online-Only Sale of Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Collection

By Erika W. Christie's has announced that a portion of Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection will be auctioned online from December 3-17. The online sale is part of Christie's larger auction of Taylor's clothing, jewelry, and memorabilia. Her most iconic jewelry pieces, including the Mike Todd Diamond Tiara (...

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Sotheby’s to Auction “The Light of Golconda”

By Erika W. "The Light of Golconda" will lead Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels Sale on December 7, 2011 in New York. The old mine, cushion cut diamond weighs 33.03 carats and is graded D color, Internally Flawless, and Type IIa by the Gubelin laboratory. The exceptionally rare Golconda diamond will be on view in Ge...

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