Auctions


This Collection of Cameos, Intaglios Brought in $368K at Auction

September 25, 2020
All 90 pieces dating from antiquity to the 19th century offered by one collector were snapped up by buyers at Bonhams London Wednesday.

Bonhams Promotes Leslie Roskind to Lead HK Jewelry Business

September 22, 2020
Previously a senior jewelry specialist at Bonhams New York, Roskind’s appointment is effective next month.

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September 18, 2020
National Jeweler’s popular “5 Things to Know” series featured a deep dive on red beryl and a music icon’s crown earned top dollar at auction.

Biggie’s Crown Goes for Nearly $600K at Sotheby’s Hip-Hop Sale

September 17, 2020
A buyer with more than a dollar and a dream bought the plastic headpiece, which sold for twice as much as Sotheby’s originally estimated.

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September 11, 2020
Why LVMH called off its acquisition of Tiffany, which storied retailer will shutter all its locations and where precious metals prices are headed this year.

Sotheby’s Is Selling This Perfect 102-Carat Diamond with No Reserve

September 10, 2020
Online bidding for the D flawless stone starts Sept. 15, with the live in-person auction set for early October in Hong Kong.

Two Senior Jewelry Executives Step Down at Sotheby’s

August 20, 2020
David Bennett and Daniela Mascetti have presided over important and historical jewelry auctions and written books together during their tenure.

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.
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