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Monday 26th April 2010

Le prix des diamants devrait augmenter

Le  diamantaire De Beers, premier producteur mondial, a en effet de décidé de réduire sa production d'ici à deux ans.Le diamantaire De Beers parie sur une pénurie de diamants sur le long terme. Pour prolonger la durée du vie de ses mines, il souhaite...
Friday 23rd April 2010

Vivid blue cushion diamond sold at Christie's

 An Asian private costumer bought a 3.43 ct cushion-cut Fancy vivid blue diamond for $ 3.778.500. Around one million dollars per carat is now confirmed to be the price for vivid blue diamonds.
Friday 16th April 2010

Sotheby's Geneva to Auction 52.82-Ct. Diamond

 Sotheby’s Geneva will hold its spring 2010 sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels at the Beau-Rivage Hotel on May 11, 2010. At the heart of this sale will be an emerald-cut diamond weighing 52.82 carats, as well as a pear-shaped, fancy vivid blue diamond weighing 5.02 carats...
Thursday 15th April 2010

Red Argyle diamond ring fails to make asking price at Sotheby's Australian auction

  The first-ever red Argyle diamond ring to go up for sale at auction in Australia failed to sell on Tuesday at Sotheby's, with buyers deterred by its $700,000 to $1 million sale estimate.     Bidding opened at $480,000 and ended at $490,000. Although that figure, in itself, would ...
Thursday 15th April 2010

Moussaief Jewellers founder buys blue diamond at auction for $6.4 million

    The sale of a spectacular 5.16-carat blue diamond was the highlight of a Sotheby's Hong Kong auction on Wednesday when Moussaief Jewellers founder Alisa Moussaief paid $6.4 million for the gem as she beat out Asian rivals at a price she believes is lower than its real value.   &...
Friday 9th April 2010

Fierce Bidding Pushes Blue Diamond Price Up to $6.4M

        A number of high bidding prices and a biding war marked the results of Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale on Wednesday, totaling $52.4 million. The diamond Rivière necklace, the top selling item, sold for $6.7 million, followed by a 5.16-...
Saturday 3rd April 2010

Halle Berry at the Golden Globes

 Rare and truly splendid, colored diamonds are sought after the world over due to their sheer brilliance and hues. Blue diamonds especially are one of the rarest and they grace only a handful of jewelry stores across the world. One of the most well known of blue diamonds is the Hope diamond, ...
Thursday 1st April 2010

Christie's predicts 'Sensational Six' jewels to sell for $25 million

    International auction house Christie’s has announced it will be selling what it describes as ‘The Sensational Six’, a selection of six gems at a jewellery sale in Hong Kong on June 1 where it hopes to take advantage of increasing interest in high-quality jewels.  ...
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