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The Art of de GRISOGONO, 'Creation 1' Breaks Records

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Industry records were broken as Christie's auctioned de GRISOGONO's ground-breaking necklace, 'The Art of de GRISOGONO, Creation 1', at the landmark Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva, with the necklace achieving the price of CHF 33,500,000 / US$ 33,701,000.

This breath-taking masterpiece, designed by Fawaz Gruosi, Founder and Creative Director of de GRISOGONO, features a 163.41-carat Flawless D-Colour diamond, cut from the historical 404-carat diamond.  This was extracted from the Lulo mine in Angola by the listed Australian mining company, Lucapa Diamond Caompany.

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"The Pink Promise" Diamond Sells for World Record of Nearly 32 Million



The highlight of Christie's Magnificent Jewels Hong Kong auction, a 14.93 carat Fancy Vivid pink diamond, sold for $31,861,000, a world-record per-carat price for any pink diamond over 10 carats. Known as "The Pink Promise Diamond," the stone is certified as Fancy Vivid Pink diamond, the most prized color grade of all pink diamonds. The sale of the Pink Promise diamond represented a lucrative gamble for its previous owner, diamonteer and haute jeweler Stephen Silver. Mr. Silver recut a 16.21 carat Fancy Intense pink diamond in a quest to achieve the stone's maximum color potential, and the risky recutting process led to "The Pin ...

Record-Breaking Auction Prices Support High Investment Interest in Colored Diamonds



2017 will go down in the record books as "the year of the fancy colored diamond," says Michael King, Director of Trading for Paragon International Wealth Management, a Toronto-based firm that specializes in advising clients on adding fancy colored diamonds to their investment portfolio.

A pair of fancy colored diamond earrings set a new auction record this week on May 16th 0 Comments

World’s Most Expensive Taco Made with Kobe Beef, Beluga Caviar & Truffle - $25,000.00 USD



The world’s most expensive taco debuts at the new Grand Velas Los Cabos for $25K USD. Available at the resort’s Frida restaurant, the culinary masterpiece includes such premium ingredients as langoustine, Kobe beef, Almas Beluga caviar and black truffle brie cheese. An exotic salsa comprised of dried Morita chili peppers, Ley.925 ultra-premium añejo tequila and civet coffee tops the taco which is served on a gold flake-infused corn tortilla. The perfect beverage to complement, a hand-crafted white gold and pure platinum bottle of Ley.925 Pasión Azteca Ultra Premium A&nti ...

6 bottles of Romanée-Conti set a new record price on the internet selling for CHF 62’400



January 17th 2017, Baghera Wines – the leading Swiss fine wine auctioneer – held a new edition of their “Wine o’clock” online auctions, “Rooster Year 2017” as a tribute to the Chinese New Year to commence at the end of the month.

Originating from a private cellar on the shores of the Leman lake and highlighting some of the rarest wine signatures, this “online only” auction drew in fine wine collectors from all over the world, reaching top prices on the Internet.


Notably for a Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Romanée Conti 2011 6 bottle lot, which went for CHF 62’400 during Baghera Wines’ auct ...