National Jeweler Network



Sotheby’s auctioning more Lauder jewels

Another round of jewels from the collections of the late Estée and Evelyn Lauder are the highlight of Sotheby’s upcoming Magnificent Jewels sale, scheduled for Dec. 9 in New York.


101-carat diamond sells for $5M at Christie’s

A cushion-cut, L color, VS2 diamond weighing 101.36 carats sold for $5 million, or $49,100 per carat, during Christie’s Important Jewels auction held Wednesday.


‘Graff ruby’ expected to sell for $6M-$9M

Sotheby’s anticipates that the 8.62-carat pigeon’s blood “Graff ruby,” one of the finest privately owned rubies in the world, will sell for as much as $9 million at its auction in Geneva next month.


5 great jewelry exhibitions to see this fall

From New York to Delaware to Denver, National Jeweler outlines five jewelry exhibitions worth checking out this autumn.


Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale sets two auction records

A new world auction record for a fancy vivid pink diamond was set at Sotheby’s Tuesday when an 8.41-carat internally flawless fancy vivid purple-pink diamond sold for $17.8 million. 


Ritani bolsters offerings by adding brands

Ritani has partnered with a number of fine jewelry brands and designers, as well as up-and-coming talent from the Fashion Institute of Technology, to launch the Ritani Designer Collections program. 


And then there was a lot

Two jewels that once belonged to English crime novelist and playwright Agatha Christie sold for nearly $80,000 at Bonhams Wednesday, well exceeding what the auction house anticipated. 


Diamond lots to top Christie’s October sale

A necklace set with a 81.38-carat rectangular-cut potentially internally flawless diamond is expected to sell for as much as $3.5 million at Christie’s later this month in an auction that will include an online-only portion.  


Ohio university's museum to host AJDC exhibition

After seven months at the Forbes Galleries in New York earlier this year, the American Jewelry Design Council’s “Variations on a Theme” exhibit will travel to the Kent State University Museum in Ohio before it heads west to the GIA.