Set with a 118-carat unheated Sri Lankan sapphire, it just sold for $3.4 million at Phillips jewelry auction in Hong Kong.
The D-color, internally flawless, Type IIa stone will be offered without reserve.
The 28-piece collection is the largest to be offered at auction.
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Signature pieces from Cartier and David Webb will appear in the June jewelry auction.
The fancy vivid blue diamond topped the Sotheby’s Geneva “Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels” sale.
Benoît Repellin joined the auction house last year.
More than 130 Made in Italy Manufacturers will be exhibiting at JCK Las Vegas and Couture under the Extraordinary Italian Jewelry banner.
The sale, though embroiled in controversy, has garnered nearly $200 million in total.
The first-day total topped the 2011 Elizabeth Taylor auction despite controversy surrounding the sale and the top lots underperforming.
The matching diamond and pearl necklace and earrings will be auctioned at The Pierre Hotel in New York on June 27.
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Jewish organizations are calling on Christie’s to halt the auction or donate a greater portion of the proceeds to Holocaust education.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas wore the 11.16-carat pear-shaped blue diamond to the event.
Set in a necklace by Bulgari, it will hit the auction block later this month.
The story details how the late billionaire’s husband, Helmut Horten, built his company by buying Jewish businesses during Nazi persecution.
Christie’s says it is the largest collection of JAR jewels ever to be sold at auction.
Paul Newman’s Rolex Ref. 16520 “Zenith” Daytona and a Rolex Ref. 116519 Daytona will go up for auction June 9 at Sotheby’s.
The 55.22-carat “Estrela de Fura” is headed to Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale in June.
Artisan Martin Roberts fashioned lunar meteorites into 48 beads to create this out-of-this-world necklace.
Heidi Horten, wife of department store magnate Helmut Horten, collected jewelry from Bulgari, Cartier, Harry Winston and Van Cleef & Arpels.
Sotheby’s will auction the diamond, which it says is “arguably the most significant pink diamond to ever appear at auction,” in June.
The Kruse GWS Auctions sale will include the replica “Taj Mahal” necklace Elizabeth Taylor made with Avon as well as a costume piece Marilyn Monroe wore.
Sold by Christie’s Hong Kong, this masterwork of complications now holds the record for most expensive watch ever auctioned online.
Expected to earn up to $4.5 million, the “Jarretière” bracelet is the star of Christie’s “The Magnificent Jewels of Anne Eisenhower” sale.
A 17th-century gold seal ring and an 18th-century memento mori ring met or exceeded estimates at a recent Noonans auction.
Noonans is hosting a jewelry auction later this month featuring two antique rings found by two retired men in the U.K.
Peggy Cravens’ estate sold 100 percent by lot.
Joopiter’s “A Journey Through Gems” includes the earrings Taylor Swift wore to the 2023 Grammys.
The auction house has appointed Emmanuel Danan as its new global managing director of Christie’s Luxury.
Christie’s concluded the auctions of the late fashion editor’s estate last week, with the sales totaling more than $3.5 million.
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