“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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Sotheby’s Auctions Off Beau Sancy Diamond

Beau SancySotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels will take place on May 15 in Geneva, auctioning off some of the world’s most precious and time period gems. The star of the show is a modified pear double rose cut diamond named the “Beau Sancy”. Passed down from the Royal Families of France, England, Prussia, and the House of Orange, it has seen over 400 years of rich European history. The international (more…)

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