05 juillet 2011

Rare Blue Diamond by Bulgari Offered by Bonhams

A diamond and blue diamond crossover ring, by Bulgari. Estimate: £600,000 - 800,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- One of the world’s rarest stones, a blue diamond, will be offered in the Fine Jewellery Sale at Bonhams, New Bond Street on September 21st and is estimated to sell for £600,000 – 800,000. The stunning diamond and blue diamond crossover ring made by Bulgari comes from a private European collector and has never been seen at auction before. The collector’s father commissioned the ring from the legendary Italian jewellery house... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2011

Blue Diamond @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 14 Apr 11. New York

A Magnificent and Rare Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Ring. Photo Sotheby's The marquise-shaped diamond of fancy vivid blue color weighing 3.18 carats, within an openwork mounting designed as a flower set throughout with small round near colorless diamonds, mounted in 18 karat pink gold, size 6. Estimate 3,000,000—4,000,000 USD. Lot Sold 3,274,500 USD Accompanied by GIA report no. 2125196928 stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Blue, Natural Color, Internally Flawless. When Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, the explorer and merchant, sold... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2011

Pink Diamond Expected to Fetch Up to $15 Million Fails to Sell at Christie's Auction

A Fancy Vivid Purple-Pink Cushion-Cut Diamond Ring, of 10.09 carats. Estimate $12,000,000 – 15,000,000. Unsold. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2011. NEW YORK, NY (REUTERS).- A more than 10 carat purplish-pink diamond expected to fetch up to $15 million failed to sell at Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction on Tuesday which took in a total of $31.8 million. "We were disappointed that the 10-carat purple-pink diamond did not find a buyer, (but) top-quality white, blue, pink and yellow diamonds fared very well," said Christie's head of... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2010

The Bulgari Blue Diamond @ Christie's New York

The Bulgari Blue Diamond. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 . A two-stone colored diamond and diamond ring, by BulgarI. Set with a triangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond, weighing approximately 10.95 carats, and a triangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 9.87 carats, to the baguette-cut diamond half-hoop, mounted in gold, circa 1972, in an original BVLGARI black silk box. By BVLGARI - Estimate on request With report 2125168496 dated 19 May 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond,... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2010

A superb coloured diamond and diamond ring

A superb coloured diamond and diamond ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Set with a heart-shaped fancy vivid blue diamond weighing 5.01 carats, to the pavé-set diamond surround and bifurcated quarter-hoop, mounted in 18k white gold, ring size 5¾ - Estimate HK$35,000,000 - HK$55,000,000 Price Realized HK$36,500,000 ($4,705,054)Accompanied by report no. 2115664272 dated 8 February 2010 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 5.01 carat diamond is fancy vivid blue, VS2 clarity 5.01克拉心形鮮彩藍色VS2鑽石鑽石戒指 ... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2010

Christie's Expects to See Momentum for Chinese Art Market

A Specialist of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department of Christie's presents a pair of Famille Rose 'Peony' bowls of Yongzheng six-character marks within duble circles. EPA/YM YIK HONG KONG (REUTERS).- Auction house Christie's expects to sell HK$ 1.5 ($193 million) worth of predominantly Chinese artwork during its spring sales in Hong Kong, buoyed by recent positive art sales in the region. While the estimate is similar to the total achieved at Christie's previous sales series in Hong Kong last autumn, it expects... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2010

Important and rare fancy vivid blue diamond and diamond ring, "De Beers Millennium Jewel 11"

Important and rare fancy vivid blue diamond and diamond ring, "De Beers Millennium Jewel 11". photo Sotheby's Ring size: 5½ - Est. 36,000,000—46,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 49,940,000 HKD Accompanied by GIA report numbered 1112874424, dated 23 March 2010, stating that the 5.16 carat diamond is natural, Fancy Vivid Blue colour, Internally Flawless clarity, inscribed with "De Beers Millennium Jewel 11". Sotheby's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS & JADEITE. 07 Apr 10. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com
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13 novembre 2009

Magnificent Jewels @ Sotheby's Geneva

The forthcoming sale of Magnificent Jewels in Geneva on 17 November 2009 includes a selection of exceptionally fine coloured diamonds, signed jewellery and jewels of historical significance and with impeccable provenance. Highlights include a fancy vivid blue diamond, weighing 5.96 carats, a fancy pink diamond, weighing 6.63 carats and an extremely rare fancy vivid green diamond, weighing 2.52 carats – the largest fancy green diamond to have been offered at auction. One of the important lots, from the Collection of Daisy... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2009

The 7.03-carat fancy vivid blue diamond acquired by Mr. Joseph Lau Luen-hung has been named ‘Star of Josephine’

Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that Mr. Joseph Lau Luen-Hung, renowned Hong Kong collector and connoisseur, has acquired the 7.03-carat fancy vivid blue internally flawless cushion-shaped diamond for HK$74 million / US$9.48 million. Mr. Lau has already exercised his right to name the diamond, which is now known as ‘Star of Josephine’.The exceptional blue diamond set two auction records at Sotheby’s Geneva on 12 May - the world record price per carat for any gemstone at auction and world record price for a fancy vivid blue... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2009

Sotheby's Geneva sells important and rare fancy vivid blue diamond for $9,488,754 (CHF 10,498,500 / €7,024,336)

Establishing New Record Price Per Carat for Any Gemstone Sold At Auction & The Highest Price for a Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Sold at Auction Yesterday, Sotheby’s realised a sum of $9,488,754 (CHF 10,498,500 / €7,024,336) for a fancy vivid blue, internally flawless cushion-shaped diamond weighing 7.03 carats from Petra Diamonds’ historic Cullinan mine - the highest price for a fancy vivid blue diamond sold at auction and the record price per carat for any gemstone sold at auction of $1,349,752 - against a pre-sale estimate of... [Lire la suite]
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