Auctions


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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May 30, 2020
News from Alrosa and AGS, all about the nurse who won the Omi pendant, a pandemic doctor’s Patek Philippe pocket watch, and more.

Patek Philippe Given to 1918 Pandemic Doctor Heads to Auction

May 29, 2020
Physician Rupert Blue led the U.S. through several disease outbreaks in the early 1900s and eventually was named surgeon general.

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.

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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.

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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.
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