But, how could I not go to the private exhibition of Elizabeth Taylor's jewels, to be auction between the 13th and the 17th of December inChristie's New York? I'm a great fan of the recently deceased actress. She was also a pisces, like myself. So, in her honor, I got dressed and gathered...

Sotheby's hosted the Magnificent Jewels & Noble Jewels auction in Geneva which fetched a total of $164.5 million, the highest ever total for a various owner jewelry auction. Records were broken throughout the sale with the Sunrise Ruby being the top lot of the auction. The exceptional and...

The latest record-setting diamond to surface on the auction block is The Orange. All set to go under the hammer at Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva, 'The Orange' is touted to be the largest fancy vivid orange diamond ever to appear for sale. This rare 14.82-carat orange...

6 million tonight, as Sotheby's New York contemporary-art auction had a buoyant commence. The Warhol's higher presale estimate was $15 million. Mark Rothko's practically 8-foot-tall 1961 "Untitled," estimated for $18 million to $25 million, went for $31.4 million. The evening auction had a...

On the eve of the new James Bond film Spectre's release, an ultra-rare 1972 Rolex Submariner worn by Roger Moore as 007 in Live and Let Die is set to cross the auction block. Phillips will offer the iconic timepiece at its Geneva sale at Hotel La Reserve on Nov. 7–8, where it is expected to...

— Sotheby's will sell a collection of almost 1,000 Swatch timepieces dating back to the early days of the brand in the 1980s, including prototypes and models that have never been for sale. Marlyse Schmid and Bernard Muller, who were early designers for Swatch, are offering their collection...

In December 2013, Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels held an auction of Cartier Egyptian-Revival jewelry from the 20s that brought in a the very new millenium sum of $60 million. Although the influence of Ancient Egypt was felt in France following Napoleon's Egyptian campaign of 1798 and especially...

Collectors and shoppers can place a bid on a wide range of jewels, from top-quality colorless and colored diamonds, rare and historic gemstones, natural pearls, and signed jewels. The New York Magnificent Jewels auction features a selection of precious gems, some sized over 50 carats. Take a...

Beads of sweat – that's surely what the eight bidders were wiping away in the heated Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction at Sotheby's Hong Kong the other night. At least seven of them likely wiped away tears as well, after having lost to winning bidder, The Cartier Collection. The beads...

According to Sotheby's auction house, Jewels that stand the test of time are typically characterized by great stones or great design. This April, in New York, this theory will be put to the test as their Magnificent Jewels sale will be held, which will feature many such jewels, including...

 

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