Auctions


30-Carat Yellow Diamond Fails to Sell in Online Auction

May 22, 2020
The top lot of Freeman’s Jewelry & Watches sale turned out to be a 10.07-carat old European-cut diamond ring, sold for $75,000.

This 30-Carat Yellow Diamond Heads to Online Auction This Week

May 18, 2020
Freeman’s Jewelry and Watches auction features 125 lots of big diamonds and gems, vintage and antique jewels, and signed pieces.

Christie’s Selling Largest D-Color Diamond Ever Offered at Online Auction

May 14, 2020
The nearly 29-carat diamond will headline the Jewels Online sale next month.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

May 1, 2020
Tips for reopening your store and managing your mental health, a hand sanitizer solution for jewelry stores, and more.New York—All the big stories last week revolved around reopening.

Cartier ‘Tutti Frutti’ Bracelet Sets Online Jewelry Auction Record

April 30, 2020
The Art Deco piece earned $1.34 million at Sotheby’s this week.

Sotheby’s to Resume Live Jewelry Auctions in Early June

April 27, 2020
The auction house will start with the Magnificent Jewels and Fine Jewels sales in New York on June 9.

Christie’s to Auction 101 Cartier Clocks

April 23, 2020
They span nearly 80 years of clockmaking from the house, including “mystery” and “planet” displays.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

April 17, 2020
Baselworld loses major brands, thoughts on the future of retail, an update on the Paycheck Protection Program, and more.

Christie’s to Sell Patek Philippe Collection Worth $12M or More

April 15, 2020
There are 43 rare vintage and modern Patek Philippe watches in “The Titanium and Ruby Collection.”

Phillips Announces New Auction Dates

April 14, 2020
Its spring jewelry sales were postponed due to coronavirus concerns.

Spring Has Sprung at Christie’s Online Jewelry Auction

April 9, 2020
The house’s Jewels Online sale, starting next week, offers a selection of jewels inspired by the season.

Sotheby’s Offers 'Watches Weekly' Auctions

April 8, 2020
Its watch division will unveil a new selection of watches for sale online every seven days through April.

Sotheby’s Just Had a Very Successful Online Jewelry Auction

March 30, 2020
It boasted the best sell-through rate of any of the auction house’s online jewelry sales.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

March 27, 2020
Store closures, the RapNet row, auction house updates and more.

Here’s How the Auction Houses Are Responding to Coronavirus

March 23, 2020
A rundown on which jewelry and watch auctions have been postponed, which are taking place online, and how the houses are operating.

Watches from Jean-Claude Biver’s Private Collection Up for Auction

March 2, 2020
The timepieces, all from Patek Philippe, are part of Phillips’ May watch sale in Geneva.

Bonhams CEO to Step Down, Hong Kong Auction Postponed

February 14, 2020
The auction house’s March Jewels and Jadeite sale in Hong Kong has been postponed in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

You Can Now Place Virtual Bids at JFC Auctions

January 28, 2020
The charity’s new app lets participants place and track silent auction bids remotely.

Phillips Adds Head of Private Jewelry Sales

January 15, 2020
The auction house snatched another Bonhams executive, Paul Redmayne, as it continues to expand its jewelry department.

Bonas Announces Dates for Next Colored Stone Tender

January 15, 2020
Concurrent with the February Bangkok and March Hong Kong trade shows, it will feature about 500 lots of colored gems.
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