Christie’s First Summer Jewels Online Auction

Christie’s, renowned international auction house of fine goods, announced their first online-only jewelry auction “Summer Jewels” starting July 17th to the 26th. The auction will include over 100 lots of jewels from contemporary designers, with estimates ranging from $1,000 – $50,000 USD. This new venture by Christie’s aims to provide accessible, unique, high quality jewelry; compared to some of Christie’s (more…)

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong 2012

SothebysSotheby’s Hong Kong will hold their annual Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale on April 3rd at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. It will feature an array of precious jewels estimated at $75 to $92 million, which includes all 358 lots.

The sale is led by a showstopping 8.01 carat, VVS1 fancy vivid blue diamond ring commanding an estimate price of $11.5 to $14 million. A statement (more…)

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Soviet Star’s Stones Sold

Ludmila ZykinaA selection of valuable jewelry pieces belonging to the legendary Russian singer Ludmila Zykina went up for auction in Moscow earlier this month. Known for both her compelling voice and lifelong love for precious stones, her whole jewelry collection fetched over $1 million.

The singer passed of a heart attack in 2009 at the age of 80, after having celebrated several decades of a fruitful career. (more…)

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Elizabeth Taylor Auction

AuctionOn December 13, 2011 the Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Auction hit a world record of sales for a private collection. The auction raked in a total of $116 million dollars in sales among international phone buyers and in room elites. The auction held in New York also broke six other world records such as highest price sold for a pearl jewel, per carat price for a colorless diamond, price for an Indian jewelanda (more…)

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