MJSA and Columbia Gem House are using their design competition to raise funds for the community, which was badly hit by COVID-19.
Pablo Picasso’s “Grand Faune” pendant was the jewelry auction’s top lot.
The Cartier bangle given by Edward VIII is estimated to sell for as much as $1.6 million at Christie’s Geneva next month.
With lenses made from emerald and diamond, the two Mughal-era pairs could sell for up to $3.5 million each at Sotheby’s this month.
Three rare Patek Philippe timepieces were also among the top lots of Christie’s recent “Watches Online: The Marvelous Sale.”
It’s part of Sotheby’s “Black & Brilliant” sale, opening today.
All proceeds will go toward its miner toolkit initiative.
These watches rarely hit the market, and this particular timepiece is expected to sell for as much as $2.6 million.
The French queen’s diamond bracelets retain their original design.
It is one of only 250 made in collaboration with the media franchise and could sell for up to $650,000.
The star of the sale, a 24-carat heart-shaped diamond, went for $2 million.
“Brilliant & Black: A Jewelry Renaissance” will feature works from 20-plus jewelry designers from the 1950s to present day.
Expected to sell for $1.6 million-$2.6 million, it’s the highest valued jewel ever offered in an online-only auction at Christie’s.
They both sold for well above their pre-sale estimates in the recent “California Jewels” sale.
“California Jewels” will feature six of Smith’s pieces, bought at his Greenwich Village store by a friend and collector.
It is a 101.38-carat D flawless stone that sold for more than $12 million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong.
It will accept payment with Ether or Bitcoin for a D-color, flawless, pear-shaped diamond hitting the block next month.
An Andrew Clunn creation set with 28 oval-shaped diamonds fetched $4.1 million at Sotheby’s jewelry auction Wednesday.
The latter jewel sold for $5 million, within its pre-sale estimate.
Tracey Kahle joins the auction house with 32 years’ experience in buying and appraising gems and jewelry.
The fancy vivid yellow “Sienna Star” is in a setting from designer Glenn Spiro.
Christie’s said it was a record for a purple-pink diamond at auction.