Big & Important Diamonds


Video: A Jewelry Historian on Her Favorite Royal Jewels

October 23, 2020
Helen Molesworth shares the stories behind some of most notable royal jewels that have come up for auction, like Princess Margaret’s tiara.

This 14-Carat Pink Diamond Mined in Russia Is Up for Sale

October 13, 2020
Named “The Spirit of the Rose,” the fancy vivid purple-pink diamond is expected to go for as much as $38 million at auction.

2 Top Lots Withdrawn, Jadeite Necklace Sells for $8M at Sotheby’s

October 8, 2020
The 118.88-carat Burmese sapphire touted ahead of the sale didn’t go up for auction in Hong Kong Wednesday.

The ‘Perfect’ 102-Carat Oval Diamond Sold for About $16M

October 6, 2020
Offered without reserve as a “gauge of the market,” the stone’s hammer price fell well short of similar stones.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

September 25, 2020
A penultimate tender for pink diamonds, a big find in Arkansas, rounding up the best looks at the Primetime Emmys, and more.

The Next to Last Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Is Here

September 24, 2020
The mine that produces the pink stones, as well red and purple diamonds, is set to close at the end of the year.

A Visitor Just Uncovered This 9-Carat Diamond in Arkansas

September 24, 2020
It’s the second largest find since Crater of Diamonds became a state park in 1972.

5 Blue Diamonds Found at Mine in South Africa

September 18, 2020
The diamonds are said to be of top color and clarity, with the largest among them weighing in at almost 26 carats.

Stuller Releases New Diamonds and Gemstones Catalog

September 11, 2020
The reimagined edition of its loose stone book features a Notable Gemstones section and Stuller Diamonds with grading reports.

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.

Sales, Production Slump for Miner Gem Diamonds in H1

September 8, 2020
Highlights of the first half included the recovery of a 442-carat diamond, its largest find of the year.

The Tiffany Diamond Takes Center Stage in New Mystery Thriller

August 25, 2020
The iconic fancy yellow diamond will be featured in “Death on the Nile,” based on Agatha Christie’s 1937 novel.

442-Carat Diamond Recovered From Mine in Lesotho

August 25, 2020
It’s the largest find for Gem Diamonds so far this year, and is believed to be the second-largest gem-quality diamond dug up this year.

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.

Alrosa Just Dug Up This 236-Carat Diamond

August 11, 2020
It’s the largest natural color diamond the miner has found in Russia.

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.

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.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

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

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

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

The 10 Most Popular Stories of 2020 So Far

July 2, 2020
The RapNet row, a touching remembrance of a beloved designer, lessons about fordite, tips on keeping jewelry clean, and more.
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