Reginald Brack
AuctionsSep 21, 2023
Hindman Appoints New SVP, Director of Jewelry and Watches

Reginald Brack has worked at StockX and Christie’s.

Bleu Royal diamond
AuctionsSep 19, 2023
‘Bleu Royal’ Diamond to Fetch $35M-$50M at Auction

The 17.61-carat stone leads Christie’s “Magnificent Jewels” sale in Geneva this November.

AuctionsSep 15, 2023

Frank Everett curated “For the Boys: A Jewelry Exhibition,” opening in New York City in September.

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Chaumet diamond necklace, circa 1900
AuctionsSep 27, 2023
Antique Jewels Shine at Bonhams London

A rare Chaumet necklace and 20th-century sapphire ring sold for double their estimates.

Sotheby’s Geneva Vienna 1900: An Imperial and Royal Collection diamond and pearl corsage ornament
AuctionsSep 13, 2023
‘Exceptional’ Collection of Royal Jewels Coming to Auction This Fall

The single-owner collection features jewels with ties to Austria’s Habsburg dynasty.

Glen de Vries and his De Bethune Ref. DB28XP watch
AuctionsSep 13, 2023
Hindman to Hold First NYC Auctions Next Month

Its first sale will feature the watch collection of scientist and entrepreneur Glen de Vries, who flew to space with William Shatner.

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Humphrey Bogart gave Lauren Bacall this gold heart-shaped locket set with a simulated garnet and had it inscribed for her. A buyer paid nearly $60,000 for it at a recent auction of Hollywood memorabilia.
AuctionsSep 11, 2023
Locket from Bogie-Bacall Love Affair Sells for $57K

The inscribed heart-shaped locket sold for nearly three times its highest pre-sale estimate.

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Great Mughal Emerald pendant necklace Heidi Horten
AuctionsSep 05, 2023
Christie’s Cancels Final Heidi Horten Jewelry Auction

The first sale of jewels from the late heiress’ estate sparked controversy after a report revealed her husband’s Nazi ties.

Gold locket Humphrey Bogart gave to Lauren Bacall
AuctionsAug 29, 2023
A Locket Bogie Gave Bacall Is Up for Auction

Inscribed with the words “Baby/heres my heart/Bogie,” the gold heart-shaped locket is estimated to sell for as much as $20,000.

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“Infinite Blue” 11.28-carat fancy vivid blue diamond
AuctionsAug 28, 2023
‘Infinite Blue’ Diamond Could Fetch Up to $37M at Auction

Sotheby’s Hong Kong will offer the 11.28-carat fancy vivid blue diamond at a single-lot sale in October.

Close-up of Wallace Chan’s “Joy of Life” brooch
AuctionsAug 15, 2023
Christie’s London to Showcase 150 Wallace Chan Jewels

The auction house said it’s the largest ever European exhibition of the designer’s work.

Geoff Hess, head of watches, Americas at Sotheby’s
AuctionsAug 10, 2023
Sotheby’s Taps Phillips Specialist as New Head of Watches, Americas

Geoff Hess, an avid collector and active member of the watch community, will take on the role.

Artcurial 7.1-carat Burma natural ruby ring by Guillemin & Soulaine
AuctionsAug 02, 2023
Ruby Ring Sells for $3.3M at Artcurial Auction

The natural Burmese stone is the second-most expensive ruby sold at auction in 2023.

Tupac crown ring
AuctionsAug 02, 2023
Drake Buys Tupac’s Crown Ring

The ring sold for over $1 million at Sotheby’s last week.

This Tupac Shakur gold, ruby and diamond crown ring sold for more than $1 million at Sotheby’s.
AuctionsJul 26, 2023
Tupac’s Crown Ring Sells for Over $1M at Auction

It more than tripled its $300,000 high-end estimate at Sotheby’s hip-hop sale.

Phillips Geneva Tiffany & Co. Art Deco onyx, enamel, rock crystal, jade, and diamond desk timepiece from the 1920s
AuctionsJul 18, 2023
Phillips Will Hold Its First Geneva Jewelry Auctions This Year

The auction house credited strong 2021 and 2022 jewelry sales for the expansion.

Tupac Shakur crown ring
AuctionsJul 12, 2023
Tupac’s Crown Ring Expected to Go for $200K-$300K at Auction

The rapper and actor designed the ruby and diamond piece himself and wore it during his last public appearance in 1996.

King George III Return from Illness medallion locket pendant with lock of his hair and Queen Charlotte’s hair
AuctionsJul 10, 2023
Christie’s London Sells Locket With Royal Provenance

It contains locks of hair said to have belonged to King George III and Queen Charlotte.

King George III Return from Illness medallion locket pendant with lock of his hair and Queen Charlotte’s hair
AuctionsJul 05, 2023
A Medallion With Locks of Hair from King George III, Queen Charlotte Is Going to Auction

Queen Charlotte originally commissioned the piece on occasion of the king’s recovery from illness.

Princess Diana Swan Lake Suite
AuctionsJun 30, 2023
Princess Diana’s ‘Swan Lake Suite’ Sold to Private Buyer

According to auction house Guernsey’s, a prominent museum bought the necklace and earring set.

Sotheby’s global head of content Nick Marino formerly Hodinkee executive vice president of content
AuctionsJun 22, 2023
Hodinkee EVP of Content Moves to Sotheby’s

Nick Marino is the auction house’s new global head of content.

Étoile De Mer by Salvador Dalí
AuctionsJun 15, 2023
Rebekah Harkness’ Dalí Starfish Sells for Almost $1M

The Standard Oil heiress’ surrealist brooch, as well as its original concept art, found a new owner at Christie’s New York last week.

Two Rolex Daytona watches that belonged to Paul Newman
AuctionsJun 12, 2023
Newman’s Own Rolex Daytonas Sell for $1.1M Each at Sotheby’s

Plus, a Patek Philippe Ref. 1518 “Pink-on-Pink” goes for $3.9 million at the “Important Watches” auction.

Leslie Roskind is the new jewelry and watch specialist for Hindman Auctions New York.
AuctionsJun 09, 2023
Leslie Roskind Joins Hindman Auctions in New York

She will be the auction house’s senior specialist for jewelry and watches for the Northeast region.

The Estrela de Fura ruby
AuctionsJun 08, 2023
‘Estrela de Fura’ Ruby, Purplish Pink Diamond Sell For $30M+ Each At Sotheby’s

The “Estrela de Fura” is now the most expensive ruby ever sold at auction, while the purplish pink diamond set a couple records of its own.

Light of Peace diamond, Christies, diamond auction
AuctionsJun 08, 2023
‘Light of Peace’ Diamond Sells for $13.6M at Christie’s

Plus, the Van Cleef & Arpels cuff once belonging to Marlene Dietrich sold for $4.5 million.

Constance “Connie” Barber Mellon’s David Webb Elephant Clip-Brooch
AuctionsMay 30, 2023
Sotheby’s to Auction Mellon Family Jewelry

Signature pieces from Cartier and David Webb will appear in the June jewelry auction.

Bulgari necklace set with 118.35-carat unheated Sri Lankan sapphire
AuctionsMay 26, 2023
Piece of the Week: A Bulgari Sapphire and Diamond Necklace

Set with a 118-carat unheated Sri Lankan sapphire, it just sold for $3.4 million at Phillips jewelry auction in Hong Kong.

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