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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
World-famous auction house Christie's have another world record to add to their growing total after selling a three-hundred-year-old bottle of wine for close to $40,000. Listed as the “oldest Madeira” in the world, the final hammer price far surpassed the estimate of $12,000 to $18,000.
This JCA & C Terrantez bottle was produced in 1715, a year in which a 5-year old Louis XV took to the throne. Netherlands-based collector Bay van der Bunt had the highest bid when the hammer fell and this sought-after bottle will now join his priceless collection, which is on disp ...
This is considered the most expensive piece of jewelry in the world.
The Graff Pink, a rare 24.78 carat pink diamond, once owned by American celebrity jeweler Harry Winston, has been described as "one of the greatest diamonds ever discovered".
The diamond, mounted in a ring, was sold by Sotheby's auctioneers in Geneva, Switzerland on 16 November 2010.
Before its sale, the stone was expected to enter the list of the top ten most expensive diamonds in the world; on selling for US $46 million it became the most expensive single jewel ever sold at auction at that time.