The 5-carat “Ai” fancy vivid blue diamond is the highlight of Sotheby’s Oct. 3 jewelry auction in Hong Kong.
New York—Here are five jewelry new stories from the week of Sept. 17 that you definitely shouldn’t miss.

1. The 13 Most Jaw-Dropping Emmy Jewelry Looks
The 2018 Emmy Awards were a night of matchy-matchy jewelry moments in which actresses color-coordinated their gems to their gowns.

2. Henri Bendel to Shutter All Locations
Owner L Brands Inc. will close the retailer’s 23 stores and shut down its e-commerce site in January.

3. 5-Carat ‘Ai’ Blue Diamond to Sell for $12-15M
The rare stone is the highlight of Sotheby’s Oct. 3 jewelry auction in Hong Kong.

4. Here’s What Tiffany’s New Engagement Ring Looks Like
The jeweler’s CEO teased an “innovative diamond ring concept” last month, and now it’s here.

5. Phillips Pulls Steven McQueen Submariner from Sale
Questions about provenance and the objection of the late actor’s family forced Phillips to withdraw the timepiece from its upcoming watch auction.

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