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Sun-Drop Diamond – The World’s Largest Yellow Diamond Sells for $10.91 Million

Sun-Drop Diamond - The World's Largest Yellow Diamond

A 110-carat yellow jewel called the Sun Drop Diamond, thought the biggest of its kind in the world, sold for a record $10.9 million at Sotheby’s auction in Geneva. Including commission the unidentified telephone bidder paid almost $12.4 million for the gem, putting it within the $11 million to $15 million range Sotheby’s had estimated before the […]

The World’s Largets Yellow Diamond, Sun Drop, to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s

110 Carat Cora Sun-Drop – The World’s Largest Yellow Pear-Shaped Diamond

For anyone with $15 million to spare, the World’s No.1 Yellow Diamond, 110-carat pear-shaped jewel known as the Sun-Drop Diamond will go to auction next Tuesday, November 15th. The so-called Sun-Drop Diamond is described as fancy vivid yellow, the highest color grading, by gemstone experts. It is the largest known diamond of its kind, at 110.3 […]

Two Rare Diamonds To Shine At Sotheby’s New York

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Two rare diamonds will lead Sotheby New York’s December 2011 Magnificent Jewels Sale.  It is about a rare fancy intense pink diamond ring and The Light of Golconda. The pink diamond ring is a cut-cornered square modified brilliant-cut diamond, of 22.17 carats, VS2 clarity, type IIa and an estimate in the region of $13 million. The Golconda […]

A Pair of Flawless Diamonds Could Fetch $18 Million at Chrisite’s

A magnificent emerald and diamond brooch, by Harry Winston

Christie’s, the world’s leading auction house for the sale of extraordinary jewels for over 18 years, will present its Hong Kong Autumn sale of Magnificent Jewels on 29 November 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The real hit of Hong Kong Autumn sale is a pair of unmounted round brilliant-cut D flawless diamonds, […]

Rare Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Goes Under the Hammer at Ritchies

Rare Round Brilliant-cut Diamond Appraised at $10 Million

50.24-carat, VS1, brilliant-cut loose diamond, estimated at $10 million will hit the Ritchies Auctioneers in Toronto in November. If you choose a less expensive piece of jewelry, there you can find an18-carat, fancy yellow diamond ($1 million), a 78-carat fancy yellow diamond necklace ($600,000), a red ruby necklace ($500,000), and a rare Piaget watch priced at $200,000. The […]

Bonham’s to Auction Heart-shaped Black Diamond

98-carat Heart-shaped Black Diamond

Bonham’s auction of Fine Jewelry will feature a rare Heart-shaped, 98-carat natural Black Diamond. Cut from a piece of rough weighing 320 carats in the state of Bahia, Brazil, in 1951, the diamond is estimated to realize $70,000-$90,000. Unlike diamonds formed deep under the earths’ surface in an environment of tremendous pressure and heat, black diamonds are uniquely […]

Crystal Harris Puts Hugh Hefner’s Engagement Ring On Auction Block

Crystal Harris and Hugh Hefner

If you’re in the market for a 3.39 carat circular-cut diamond, you’re in luck. An Engagement ring with those precise specs will be auctioned off at Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels Sale on 18 October 2011. The only catch: it’s the ring that symbolized the ill-fated union between Hugh Hefner and Crystal harris. Harris, who got engaged […]