AuctionsJan 18, 2023
Jewelry Owned by André Leon Talley Up for Auction

It is part of Christie’s upcoming sale of the late fashion journalist’s estate.

AuctionsDec 13, 2022
13-Carat Pink Diamond Pulled from Jewelry Auction Allegedly Stolen

It’s believed to be part of a $90 million scheme perpetrated by a man who billed himself as a psychic online.

AuctionsJan 19, 2023

The businesswoman and reality TV star paid nearly $200,000 for the “Attallah Cross.”

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AuctionsDec 29, 2022
Cross Worn by Princess Diana Heads to Auction

The diamond and amethyst cross by Garrard is headlining Sotheby’s upcoming “Royal and Noble” online auction.

AuctionsDec 16, 2022
Piece of the Week: A Gray Diamond Delight from Hemmerle

This 10.67-carat diamond, graded a natural fancy gray by two major labs, was part of Sotheby’s “Magnificent Jewels” sale last week.

AuctionsDec 12, 2022
Rolex ‘Paul Newman Lemon’ Daytona Sells for More Than $800K

Plus, two Rolexes the iconic actor gave to a longtime friend, stuntman Stan Barrett, found buyers at Sotheby’s “Important Watches” sale.

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AuctionsDec 08, 2022
303-Carat ‘Golden Canary’ Diamond Fails to Sing at Auction

In addition, a 2.08-carat blue diamond did not find a buyer while a 3.24-carat blue from the same collection was pulled from the sale.

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AuctionsDec 08, 2022
Shipwreck Emerald Sells for More Than $1M at Auction

The 5.27-carat stone, salvaged from the wreck of the Spanish ship Nuestra Señora de Atocha, blew pre-sale estimates out of the water.

AuctionsDec 07, 2022
Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Auction Totals Nearly $59M in New York

After a 13-carat pink diamond was pulled ahead of the sale, blue and colorless diamonds reigned supreme.

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AuctionsDec 06, 2022
Jewels from the Sunken ‘Ship of Gold’ Smash Auction Estimates

Holabird Western Americana Collections offered hundreds of treasures recovered from the S.S. Central America in its Dec. 3 sale.

AuctionsDec 02, 2022
Here’s How 2 Royal Jewels Performed at Auction in Denmark

A princess’s tiara fell within its pre-sale estimate while an Art Deco bracelet from a queen doubled it.

AuctionsDec 01, 2022
13-Carat Pink Diamond Withdrawn From Christie’s Auction

The auction house is not offering any details on why the fancy vivid pink stone was pulled from its upcoming “Magnificent Jewels” sale.

AuctionsNov 23, 2022
This Sapphire Tiara Once Owned by a Danish Princess Is Going to Auction

The Dec. 1 jewelry sale at Bonhams-owned Bruun Rasmussen will have several other pieces of royal jewelry on the block.

AuctionsNov 22, 2022
Jewelry Recovered from Sunken ‘Ship of Gold’ Heads to Auction

The S.S. Central America sank in 1857 off the coast of South Carolina, carrying tons of gold from the California Gold Rush.

AuctionsNov 16, 2022
One More Big Pink Diamond Heads to Auction, With $35M Price Tag

It follows a few other notable fancy color diamonds at auction this fall, with mixed results.

AuctionsNov 10, 2022
Diamond From De Beers ‘Exceptional Blue’ Collection Doesn’t Sell

The 5.53-carat fancy vivid blue diamond was the first of eight rare stones Sotheby’s will offer through 2023.

AuctionsNov 09, 2022
‘Fortune Pink’ Falls Short of Lofty Expectations at Auction

Estimated to sell for $25 million-$35 million, the 18.18-carat fancy vivid pink diamond went for $28.8 million.

AuctionsNov 04, 2022
5-Carat Emerald Ring From 400-Year-Old Shipwreck Surfaces for Auction

Sotheby’s estimates the piece, pulled from the sunken Nuestra Señora de Atocha, could sell for $50,000-$70,000.

AuctionsOct 18, 2022
A 303-Carat Yellow Diamond Is Being Sold at Auction Without Reserve

“The Golden Canary” is one of the world’s largest polished diamonds, valued at more than $15 million.

AuctionsOct 13, 2022
These 8 Blue Diamonds Worth $70M+ Will Go Up for Auction

“The De Beers Exceptional Blue Collection” will be sold across Sotheby’s jewelry auctions this year and through spring 2023.

AuctionsOct 07, 2022
‘Williamson Pink Star’ Diamond Sets Auction Record at $57.7M

Purchased by a collector in Florida, the 11.15-carat fancy vivid pink is the second most valuable jewel or gemstone ever sold at auction.

AuctionsSep 30, 2022
Red Diamond Earns $1.8M at Auction

The final hammer price blew the pre-sale estimate out of the water.

AuctionsSep 29, 2022
See the Top Lots in Christie’s Upcoming Rare Watch Sale

According to Christie’s, the auction is its most important single-owner watch collection ever.

AuctionsSep 28, 2022
The 18-Carat ‘Fortune Pink’ Diamond Could Sell for $35M

The pear-shaped fancy vivid pink diamond will lead the Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction on Nov. 8.

AuctionsSep 27, 2022
In Betty White’s Blockbuster Estate Sale, Jewelry Held Its Own

Fine jewelry comprised three of the auction’s top 10 lots, though it could not top her director’s chair or scripts from “The Golden Girls.”

AuctionsSep 21, 2022
Egyptomania at Sotheby’s: See the Egyptian Revival Jewels Heading to Auction

The auction house is celebrating 100 years since the discovery of King Tut’s tomb.

AuctionsSep 19, 2022
Auction Houses Rago/Wright, Toomey & Co. Merge

Toomey & Co. will keep its name but relocate from the Illinois suburb of Oak Park to Rago/Wright’s Chicago headquarters.

AuctionsSep 16, 2022
Piece of the Week: A 007 Sequel

This Charles de Temple ring is believed to be the prototype for the wedding ring in the James Bond film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.”

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