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Shirley Ephraim’s Rare Custom Made 200-carat Aquamarine Silk Lace Necklace to be Auctioned At Christies

Shirley Ephraim's Rare Custom Made 200-carat Aquamarine Silk Lace Necklace

Shirley Ephraim’s Rare Custom Made 200-carat Aquamarine Silk Lace Necklace will be a part of third annual Green Auction: BID to Save the Earth, hosted by Christie’s at Rockefeller Center on April 11, 2012, two weeks before Earth Day. Weights approximately 200.14 carats, this necklace is made of rare, natural, and uncut precious gemstones (Rare […]

Christie’s Third Annual Green Auction: Bid to Save the Earth

Christie’s Third Annual Green Auction: Bid to Save the Earth

From March 29 until April 19 you can bid on an incredible number of exclusive luxury accessories and experiences during Christie’s third annual Green Auction: Bid to Save the Earth via the online auction site Charitybuzz. The auction will benefit water-conservation projects at four prominent environmental nonprofits: Oceana, Conservation International, the Central Park Conservancy and the […]

North Wales Aberconway Family to Sell Rare Pablo Picasso’s Painting Child with a Dove

Child with a Dove by Pablo Picasso

In the past, we have spoken extensively about what Pablo Picasso’s works can do at art auctions, when it comes to breaking record barriers: the La Lecture painting and the Femmes Lisant (Deux Personnages) are some examples. Now, one of the iconic and earliest works of the Spanish master impressionist, Child with a dove,  is up for […]

John James Audubon’s The Birds of America to go Under the Hammer in New York

John James Audubon's The Birds of America; from Original Drawings.

A rare copy of the world’s most expensive book, John James Audubon’s 19th-century masterpiece of ornithological art, one of only 120, Birds of America, is set for auction in New York. Christie’s said the four-volume set has a pre-sale estimate of $7 million to $10 million. The auction is Jan. 20. Considered a masterpiece of ornithology […]

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry Sells for Record $116 Million at Auction

Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Auction

The Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Collection sets a new world record for the most valuable private collection of jewels sold at auction, fetching $115,932,000 in one night. The previous world record for an auction of jewellery was for the Duchess of Windsor’s collection sold in Geneva in 1987 making $50,281,887. Also, on Christie’s sales seven new world auction records […]

Elizabeth Taylor’s Diamond Wrist-watch Collection Exposed At Christie’s Rockefeller Center

The Wristwatches Of Elizabeth Taylor

Amazing collection of diamond wrist-watches that once belonged to legendary violet eyes lady, Elizabeth Taylor, is currently a part of the year’s most anticipated auction. The exhibit ocuppies two floors of Christie’s Rockefeller Center headquarters in New York with Taylor’s clothing, accessories, and jewels, including 14 fine examples of Taylor’s watches. The highlights include pieces from both Vacheron […]

James Bond’s Rolex Watch Fetched $198,000 at Christie’s Geneva

James Bond's Rolex Reference 5513 Submariner

James Bond’s famous Rolex watch which we have written so many times is finally sold for $198,000 at Christies Auction House. A watch worn by Roger Moore in the 1973′s film Live and Let Die was sold to anonymous buyer during 2011 November’s sale of luxury watches in Geneva, who had to pay $245,980, including the […]