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04/23/14

13-carat blue diamond expected to fetch $25M

The world’s largest flawless vivid blue diamond is expected to sell for as much as $25 million next month, when the 13.22-carat gem hits the auction block at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale.  

04/21/14

Gemvision crowns winners in the Matrix

Five winners have been named in Gemvision’s Matrix Design contest, which recognizes the best work of designers who use computer-aided drafting tools to create jewelry.

04/15/14

PGI taps designer to promote platinum

Platinum Guild International announced that it is partnering with designer Monique Lhuillier to promote the metal across a number of mediums. 

04/15/14

Orangy pink diamond expected to sell for $7M

Sotheby’s anticipates that a 15.23-carat fancy intense orangy pink diamond could garner as much as $7 million at its April 29 sale in New York.  

04/15/14

Buyer pays $185K for Marilyn’s rhinestones

Though she once crooned that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, it didn’t take any of the pricey stones to bring in the big bucks for a pair of clip-on earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe. 

04/11/14

Atelier Swarovski gets fine with designer Laurenza

Atelier Swarovski has partnered with designer Matthew Campbell Laurenza for its first fine jewelry collection, which is being sold exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman.

04/10/14

Couture innovates with two new Design Awards

Show organizers have expanded the Couture Design Awards by two categories in order to honor jewelry that breaks new ground as well as pieces that are distinctively extravagant. 

04/08/14

Jadeite necklace sets 2 world auction records

A jadeite bead necklace with a Cartier clasp sold for $27.4 million at Sotheby’s Monday, setting a new world record for any jadeite jewelry and Cartier jewel sold at auction. 

04/07/14

Three diamonds to top Sotheby’s sale

A trio of large stones expected to sell for millions of dollars each are the highlight of Sotheby’s May 13 auction of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva.