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Thursday 19th January 2017

Fancy Colored Diamonds: The Blockbusters of 2016

ook back at the top sales of natural colored diamonds.


Wednesday 8th April 2015

Christie’s New York Spring Magnificent Jewels Sale on April 14, 2015

[New York] Christie’s auction house kicks off its spring auction season with the first Magnificent Jewels Sale due to be held at the New York Rockefeller Center on April 14, 2015. 

Friday 28th November 2014

Christie's London Important Jewels Sale Achieves Nearly $23M

Christie's London sale of important jewels achieved $22,750,300 and was 75 percent sold by lot. All of the top 10 lots sold for well in excess of their presale estimates.

Thursday 27th November 2014

Dazzling Returns?

Jewelry is the most portable of investments, and we look at some spectacular colored gems that have come to market recently.

Thursday 13th November 2014

Christie's Geneva Jewel Auction Garners $150M

Christie's Geneva sale of important jewels garnered total sales of $150,216,738 and was 89 percent sold by lot. The auction house said that the event had the highest total sales value of any important jewel auction held to date.

Monday 10th November 2014

Blue Diamond Ring by Moussaieff to Lead Christie’s HK Jewel Sale

2014 ‘Magnificent Jewels’, an auction by Christie’s Hong Kong on November 25, will be led by a 3.39-carat fancy vivid blue diamond ring by Moussaieff

Wednesday 11th June 2014

Fancy Vivid Pink VVS1 Diamond Tops Christie’s New York Sale

Auctioneer Christie’s New York Important Jewels sale on June 10 raised $27,534,750. Top lot was an oval-cut fancy vivid pink VVS1 diamond weighing 5.50 carats bought for $9,753,000 ($1,740,545 per carat).

Thursday 5th June 2014

Christie's London Sale Nears $14M

Christie's Important Jewels auction in London garnered $13.6 million (GBP 8.1 million) in sales and was 73 percent sold by lot. The top lot was a rare enamel and diamond snake wristwatch by Bulgari, circa 1965.

Friday 16th May 2014

Christie's Geneva Sets Highest Total Ever for Jewelry Sale

Raising the bar once again, Christie's sale of magnificent jewels in Geneva achieved the highest total ever for a jewelry auction at $154,193,622.

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