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13-Carat Pink Diamond Withdrawn From Christie’s Auction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 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.

AuctionsDec 02, 2022

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

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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 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.

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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.

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AuctionsNov 04, 2022
6-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.

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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.”

AuctionsSep 08, 2022
Sotheby’s Brings Back ‘Brilliant & Black’ Selling Exhibition

The exhibition is larger in scale this year and has a new theme, Enlightenment.

AuctionsSep 06, 2022
Elvis’ ‘That’s the Way It Is’ Lion Ring Among Top Lots at Auction

“The King” had the gold, tsavorite, and red garnet ring made prior to the filming of the 1970 MGM documentary of the same name.

AuctionsAug 31, 2022
11-Carat Pink Diamond from Tanzania Expected to Sell for $21M+

Named the “Williamson Pink Star,” it is the second largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink ever to appear at auction.

AuctionsAug 30, 2022
A Rare Red Diamond Is Heading to Auction

Heritage Auctions is presenting the stone as part of its fall jewelry sale.

AuctionsAug 26, 2022
See the Top Lots from Christie’s Online Summer Jewelry Auction

The online jewelry sale sold 98 percent by lot.

AuctionsAug 12, 2022
2 Rolexes Paul Newman Gave to Stuntman Stan Barrett Head to Auction

The sale also will include a third Rolex, with all three watches tied to Barrett’s 1979 attempt to break the world record for land speed.

AuctionsAug 11, 2022
Sotheby’s Is Preparing its First Art Jewelry Auction This Fall

“Art as Jewelry as Art” features works from artists like Salvador Dalí, Alexander Calder, and Max Ernst.

AuctionsAug 03, 2022
Elvis and Colonel Tom Parker’s ‘Lost’ Jewelry Coming to Auction

The sale includes pieces “The King” gifted to his longtime manager, as well as jewelry Elvis owned and wore on stage.

AuctionsJul 13, 2022
‘Unicorn’ Cartier Watch Hits the Auction Block

Only four models of the Cartier Cheich watch were ever produced, and Sotheby’s Paris is offering one of them.

AuctionsJun 29, 2022
Bonhams Expands Again with Purchase of Paris Auction House

It is the fifth acquisition under the ownership of private equity firm Epiris, which bought Bonhams in 2018.

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