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Friday 23rd September 2011

Beckham set to buy jewellery from famed Elizabeth Taylor collection

Soccer star David Beckham is planning to spend around $4.55 million to buy diamonds belonging to the late screenstar Elizabeth Taylor, according to British newspaper The Daily Star.Beckham, who plays for The Los Angeles Galaxy team, is aiming to buy the jewellery for wife Victoria when it is ...
Thursday 22nd September 2011

Luxury designer offering special vodka – at $3.7 million a bottle

Rich vodka lovers now have a way of drinking in great style while also contributing to the welfare of poor children and animal protection all over the world. Luxury designer Leon Verres has designed a diamond-set bottle of vodka selling for $3.7 million following his legendary “...
Tuesday 20th September 2011

Swiss-made diamond-set watch worth $10 million displayed at Hong Kong fair

A sparkling Swiss-made diamond watch with a value of $10 million was unveiled at the Hong Kong Watch and Clock Fair this week. The watch, made by Vacheron Constantin, is set with 186 diamonds with a total weight of 160 carats. The world's first mobile phone featuring a tourbillion watch ...
Thursday 15th September 2011

Company creates $200,000 bottle of whiskey set with diamonds and gemstones

It is well known that whiskey comes in a range of vintages – the higher the number of years on the bottle, the more expensive it is likely to be. However, a company called Royal Salute is offering the Honours of Scotland, Tribute to Honours, a blend of the company's oldest and best ...
Wednesday 14th September 2011

Shine on, you Crazy Market

Rare Investment Newsletter – On Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Mike Baghdady from the Huffington Post wrote an article explaining how demand from Asian consumers is driving the price of diamonds up, making rare diamonds a haven investment, and competitive with gold and the Swiss franc. Asia...
Wednesday 14th September 2011

Guess Who Bought The Golden Eye Diamond?

Columbus: A married couple from Trumbull County placed the $2.84 million winning bid for a golden-coloured diamond that once belonged to an Alliance-area businessman. The 43.5-carat internally flawless gem — confiscated by the FBI from Paul Monea five years ago — was sold in an on-...
Monday 12th September 2011

Why Diamonds May Be an Investing Gem

Rare Investment Newsletter – On Wednesday, September 7, 2011 The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business: Globe Investor Markets, journalist David Parkinson shows how diamonds spectacular performance over the last couple months may go on to out-perform gold over the next few years...this ...
Friday 9th September 2011

Christie's Sets Date for Elizabeth Taylor's Sale

Christie's announced the first events of a planned four-day series of sales devoted to the jewelry sale of Elizabeth Taylor. Christie's New York will host an evening sale on December 13, featuring 80 of Taylor's jewels before holding two-day sale of 189 of the starís jewels on December 14. ...
Thursday 1st September 2011

Diamonds joining gold and Swiss franc as safe haven investment

 Diamonds have become a safe haven investment, alongside longstanding ones such as gold and the Swiss franc, boosted by soaring demand from buyers in Asia. Diamonds have risen to historic highs following rises of more than 40 percent in the first six months of this year, driven by ...
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