Christie’s Auction House Crowns new Record-Holding Gems

BlueChristie’s Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva last week crowned new record-holders in numerous categories, including blue diamonds, pink diamonds, blue-green diamonds, pink sapphires and color-change alexandrite’s.

The showstopper of the auction was an incredible flawless fancy vivid blue diamond dubbed “The Blue”, weighing in at an impressive 13.22 carats. This pear-shaped gem is billed as the largest (more…)

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Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse

Diamond PurseThis diamond purse holds the Guinness World Record of being the most valuable handbag in the entire world. Covered in diamonds, it is valued at around $3.8 million USD. The purse, crafted by Robert Mouawad, is a heart-shaped clutch. It is hand crafted from 18 karat gold and is encrusted with 4,517 diamonds. Of all the diamonds 105 are yellow, 56 are pink, and the rest are colourless. The purse weighs (more…)

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Ring In The New Year

Swan Ring

How does a swan end up in the Guinness Book of World Record may you ask? Apparently when it is made out of diamonds and placed on a finger! The Lobortas Classic Jewelry House in Kiev, Ukraine has set the world record for the most diamonds in one ring. This ring has been named the “Tsarevna Swan” (Tsarevna being the daughter of the Russian Tsar) and contains a total of 2,525 diamonds!! The diamonds (more…)

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