“Blue Belle of Asia” 392-Carat Sapphire Shatters World Record

blue belleExcited bidders at Christie’s Geneva saw the price for the stunning 392-carat, cornflower blue sapphire skyrocket – pushing past its pre-sale estimate of $6.9 – $9.9million – to a record breaking $17.7 million. The cushion cut stone also holds another record, for being the fourth largest faceted blue sapphire.

Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Christie’s Jewelry Department, proclaimed that the (more…)

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$10 Million “Royal Fantasy Bra” Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013

fantasy braThe Victoria Secret Fashion Show is an annual extravaganza some wait all year to see – and this year, there is another great reason to. South African supermodel Candice Swanepoel will showcase this year’s fantasy bra, a $10 million jeweled masterpiece encrusted with over 4,200 gems.

Custom designed to fit Swanepoel perfectly, the belt and bra set features floral and scalloped motifs with intricate (more…)

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Staple Diamond Jewelry

Diamond StudsFor women, every piece of clothing we own is put into one of two categories: staples, and non-staples. Staples are typically high-quality pieces that can be worn again and again through each season, versus non-staples that are in trend for a season or two. The staple items are usually in neutral colors like black, beige, tan, and white because they go with anything and are always in style. More money (more…)

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April is Diamond Month!

DiamondWith April comes the season of spring – butterflies, blooming flowers, and sunshine. What better way to celebrate it than with dazzling diamonds that are just as radiant? For those whose birthdays fall in April, you are in luck for the diamond is your birthstone.

The word diamond comes from the Greek word “adamastos”, which translates in English to “invincible”. When it comes to strength, it is (more…)

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