Big & Important Diamonds


This 15-Carat Pink Diamond Sold for $26 Million

November 12, 2020
“The Spirit of the Rose” stole the show at Sotheby’s Geneva jewelry auction, while white diamonds put on a strong performance as well.

See the Nearly 1,000-Carat Diamond Lucara Just Dug Up

November 12, 2020
It’s from the Karowe mine in Botswana.

GIA’s Express Diamond Services Are Coming Back

November 12, 2020
Expedited grading will be available beginning next week in anticipation of the holiday season.

Louis Vuitton Wants Your Input On Cutting This 549-Carat Diamond

November 6, 2020
HB Antwerp, Lucara Diamond Corp. and Louis Vuitton are teaming up again to transform a rough diamond into a custom design.

Another Sizable Diamond Turns Up in Arkansas

November 5, 2020
A visitor to the Crater of Diamonds State Park found a 4.49-carat canary yellow stone while wet sifting at the park over the weekend.

Australia’s Argyle Mine Is Now Closed

November 4, 2020
On Tuesday, the last ton of ore left the mine famous for its red, pink and purple diamonds.

This Book Takes You ‘Beyond Fabergé’ in Russian Jewelry History

November 4, 2020
The authors dive into the lesser known jewelers that created the masterpieces of Imperial Russia.

These 5 Blue Diamonds Are Up for Sale

October 28, 2020
The Type IIb stones, which range in size from 10 to 26 carats, are being offered via a tender that closes in late November.

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2 Top Lots Withdrawn, Jadeite Necklace Sells for $8M at Sotheby’s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