Rare Red Diamond Leads Christie’s December Auction

Red DiamondJust in time for the holiday season, Christie’s is headlined their Magnificent Jewels sale on December 10th with red and green colors. Everyone’s eyes will be on a 3.15 carat round brilliant fancy reddish orange diamond, estimated at $700,000 – $1.2 million.

True red diamonds are the crème de la crème of diamonds – the least naturally occurring color, which means it demands a very high premium. (more…)

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The Argyle Empress

EmpressHong Kong luxury jewellery retailer Chow Tai Fook has announced its debut of a special statement piece which combines rare pink diamonds from Rio Tinto’s Argyle Mine with Imperial Jade. The stunning necklace, appropriately named “The Argyle Empress” showcases more than 43 carats of Argyle Pink Diamonds, including five of its signature Pink Tender diamonds collected over the past five years. The Rio (more…)

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The Role Inclusions Play in Colored Gems

InclusionsMany people may hear “visible inclusions” and immediately get scared off. While this may be justified for diamonds, the colored stones market holds a completely different set of standards. This is because diamonds and colored stones owe their appeal to different factors; the most prized diamonds are high in clarity and display optical brilliance, while the most prized quality in colored stones is the (more…)

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Diamond in the Rough

SearchWith more than $22,000 in gemstones and prizes at stake and the chance to make the difference in a child’s life, hundreds of people gathered outside a jewelry shop in Billings, Montana hoping to snare one of the coveted diamonds.

The mad dash for diamonds was part of a Mother’s Day celebration put on by the West End community. It was set up so that every participant had exactly one minute to sift (more…)

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Liv Haley, New Collection!

Bio RingThe new collection of Liv Haley at Secret Sapphire can be described as simple and sophisticated jewelry. This collection has been created by two young, innovative women who enjoy combining natural colored stones with metal in order to create a timeless piece of jewelry.

Each piece being handcrafted makes them unique and special. All the stones are set in sterling silver, 18K vermeil or 14K gold. (more…)

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Sapphires Don’t Only Sparkle Blue

Sapphire RingIt is a huge misconception that sapphires only consist of blue colored stones. This couldn’t be more false. Ever since the engagement of Princess Diana, the misconception grew further. Prince Charles gave Princess Diana a blue sapphire engagement ring, which is now on the hand of her son’s wife, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

Sapphires range in color from violet, green, yellow, orange, pink (more…)

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