Author’s jewelry collection tops $1M
A 14.07-carat cushion-cut G color, VS1 diamond ring from the collection of English author Barbara Taylor Bradford sold for $730,148, making it the top lot of Bonhams sale held Thursday in London.
‘Radiant Orchid’ named color of the year
“Radiant Orchid,” a purple hue that blends fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, is Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year, the color institute announced Thursday.
51-carat fancy vivid yellow to lead Sotheby’s sale
A 51.75-carat fancy vivid yellow diamond flanked by two 6.15-carat triangle-shaped diamonds set in a platinum ring is expected to sell for as much as $3.5 million at Sotheby’s Dec. 11 auction.
Pa. retailer introduces yellow diamond line
After seeing a growing number of celebrities donning yellow diamond rings and anticipating the trend is here to stay, Bernie Robbins Jewelers has released its own line of natural yellow diamond engagement rings.
Bonhams selling Victoria Beckham’s wedding tiara
A gold and diamond tiara worn by singer and fashion designer Victoria Beckham during her wedding to soccer star David Beckham is expected to fetch between $29,000 and $40,000 at Bonhams London.
SPS weighs in with silver holiday selections
The Silver Promotion Service (SPS) had identified five silver jewelry trends that will be popular among shoppers this holiday season, and has suggested a selection of fitting pieces that range in price from $200 to $2,000.
Pink diamond sells for $83M, sets auction record
A 59.60-carat fancy vivid pink diamond called the “Pink Star” set a new world auction record price for any diamond, gemstone or jewel at Sotheby’s Geneva Wednesday when it sold for $83.2 million.