When your boss casually suggests you accept a private invitation to attend a Sotheby's "Come Try It On!" cocktail event to preview the Important Jewels auction, you say yes. You go. You drag your broke ass on the bus, and go. I was fully aware that this jewelry event/showing was meant to...

On December 6, Phillips de Pury & Company is holding its New York Jewels Auction featuring a glittering array of diamonds and precious gems sure to be on many people's ultimate dream Christmas list. Topping the over 300 lots with an estimate of $500,000-700,000 is a necklace mounted in...

I watched some of the Elizabeth Taylor Legendary Jewels auction live stream last night, and it was mind-blowing. Apparently there are a lot of people who are not suffering from the recession. The auction broke seven world records and raised 116 million dollars, some of which will go to The...

Jony Ive (Apple) and Marc Newson have teamed up with Sotheby's to host an auction for Bono's Product(RED) Charity. The auction, which takes place on November 23rd, is highlighted by several items hand picked by these two world-famous designers. Here is our selection: 1. Jaeger-Lecoultre...

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...

One of my favorite passtimes is to browse the offerings at Sotheby's Auction house. The prices are too rich for my blood, but I can still dream, can't I? On May 17, 2011 Sotheby's will have another auction of what they describe as their "Magnificent Jewels" in Geneva. Austria. The highlight...

And now, on October 13, at Sotheby's Contemporary Art Day Auction, you can throw in your own bid for a chance to own a piece of his work, a truly rare opportunity given the fact that Banksy's art is usually labeled as vandalism by the British government. Bansky's forlorn "Girl With a...

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...

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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...

 

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