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Tuesday 20th December 2011

Champagne Earrings Beat $100,000 Estimate Achieving $962,500

Rare Investment Report – Following-up from last week's Cognac (Champagne) diamond record that achieved 13 times (USD 2.3 million) its estimated price at auction, Rare Investment just received exclusive news from a Christies correspondent that Taylor's Champagne Diamond earrings beat it's $...
Friday 16th December 2011

Important Cognac Diamond Sells for World Record

Rare Investment Newsletter – After a fierce bidding war amongst collectors and global investors, an extremely important Cognac (Champagne) diamond achieved a world record price of USD2.3 million, twenty times its estimate of USD180,000.00 Cognac diamond pricing just made diamond history ...
Thursday 15th December 2011

Christie's says sale of Taylor jewellery is 'the most valuable auction in history'

Auction house Christie's reported that the first sale of items from the collection of Elizabeth Taylor was "the most valuable jewellery auction in history", achieving a record $115,932,000. Christie’s said the sale set the tone for the highly anticipated four-day series of ...
Friday 9th December 2011

Fabergé to open first-ever store in New York's Madison Avenue in 2012

High-end jewellery maker Fabergé will open a store in Manhattan for the first time next Spring on 694 Madison Avenue on the Upper East Side. The store will be set among equally famous neighbours, with jewellery houses such as Graff, David Yurman, Judith Ripka, Chopard, and Hublot ...
Friday 9th December 2011

Colored Diamond Jewelry, a New Trend in India

Bangalore: Coloured diamonds speak of a luxury that’s rare and unparalleled. The Hope Diamond that’s a natural blue diamond or the 185-carat natural pink Darya-i-Nur, bears testimony to the rare beauty of coloured diamonds. Of late, India is gradually waking up to the trend. ...
Thursday 1st December 2011

Yellow diamond ring expected to sell for more than $100,000 at auction

A 10.02-carat fancy intense yellow diamond ring is expected to sell for more than $100,000 when it is put up for auction in Dallas on December 5. The ring, which features white diamonds flanking the cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy intense yellow centre stone, is from ...
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