Auctions


This Online Auction Comprises 50 Lots of Just Diamond Jewelry

August 14, 2020
Running now through Aug. 27 is Christie’s first online-only sale dedicated to the gemstone.

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August 9, 2020
Lord & Taylor’s bankruptcy filing, Oscar Heyman’s holiday catalog, a record-setting Rolex auction, and more.

This Rolex Set a Record for a Watch Sold at an Online Auction

August 3, 2020
The 18-karat gold Daytona JPS Ref. 6264 garnered $1.5 million in a Sotheby’s single-lot sale.

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July 31, 2020
Saying goodbye to a beloved executive, a surprise store closing, the beautiful gemstones that sold at auction, and more.

116-Carat Diamond Earns More Than $6M at Auction

July 31, 2020
And a number of signed jewels smashed their pre-sale estimates at Christie’s New York jewelry auction.

Piece of the Week: Man Ray’s Auction Earrings

July 31, 2020
They sparked a bidding war at Christie’s New York’s Magnificent Jewels sale this week.

These 2 Kashmir Sapphires Sold for $1.6M at Auction

July 29, 2020
One went for more than two times its pre-sale low estimate at Bonhams’ New York Jewels sale Tuesday.

Christie’s Partially Resuming In-Person Jewelry Auctions in New York

July 22, 2020
You can visit this 116-carat diamond estimated to sell for $5 million to $7 million at Christie’s Rockefeller Center location, but you can’t bid on it in person.

Cartier Clock Collection Totals $2.3M at Auction

July 22, 2020
Sold online by Christie’s, the rare clocks garnered less than half of what was expected.

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July 17, 2020
More Q2 results roll in, a pair of hearts wins big at auction and BIPOC designers send a message.

Anna Hu Pieces Raise $300K+ to Benefit Families Impacted by COVID-19

July 14, 2020
Christie’s auctioned a necklace, earrings and ring, all set with diamonds from Russia, in an online-only sale that ended Monday.

These 2 Fancy Color Diamonds Captured Buyers’ Hearts in HK

July 13, 2020
The 5.04-carat fancy vivid blue diamond led Sotheby’s jewelry auction, selling for $10.6 million Friday.

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July 10, 2020
A big blue diamond sells for $16 million, another big retailer goes bankrupt, beautiful rubies for July, and more.

12-Carat Marquise Blue Diamond Sells for $16M at Christie’s

July 10, 2020
The July 9 Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong totaled $39.8 million.

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July 5, 2020
A D-color diamond makes a splash online, a major lab reopens, four mines go up for sale, and more.

29-Carat D-Color Diamond Breaks Online Auction Record

July 1, 2020
It sold for $2.1 million at Christie’s online-only jewelry auction, which ended Tuesday.

These Fancy Colored Diamond Hearts Could Sell for $18M Total

June 22, 2020
The two lots lead the Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction July 10 as the house resumes live events in Asia.

Christie’s to Auction Anna Hu Jewelry Benefitting Healthcare Workers

June 11, 2020
The jewels feature diamonds from Russian miner Alrosa.

Patek Philippe Given to Former Surgeon General Sells for $50K

June 10, 2020
The top lot at Heritage Auction’s sale on Tuesday was a limited-edition Richard Mille that garnered $325,000.

12-Carat Blue Diamond Could Garner $12M in Live July Auction

June 1, 2020
Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong will be one of the auction house’s first live sales since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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