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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 […]

Rare Rolex Owned by India’s First President Goes Under The Hammer at Sotheby’s

Rolex owned by India's first President

A rare gold Rolex watch, once owned by India”s first president Dr Rajendra Prasad, goes under the hammer as part of a collection of rare timepieces by Sotheby’s auction house next month. This historic 18K pink gold Rolex Oyster Perpetual was possibly gifted to him on the first Republic Day in 1950. The watch is decorated with […]

Diamond Prices Set World Records at Sotheby’s Jewels Sale

Fancy Vivid Orange Diamond and Diamond Ring

Global auctioneers Sotheby’s sold $411 million worth of Asian and Chinese art, jewelry, wine and watches in its six day Asian sales in Hong Kong. Chinese bidders pushed prices of diamonds and Ming porcelain to records at a Hong Kong auction, as wealthy Asians poured money into an investment class that’s centuries old amid volatile global […]

Rare Golconda Fancy Brilliant Pink Diamond Ring at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Sale

Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Sale

Sotheby’s sale of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite slated on October  5th at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre  will be home to some of the world’s most exquisite diamond jewellery, gemstones, natural pearls, and jadeite of the highest quality. Altogether the sale will offer 359 lots estimated to achieve a total of $85 million […]

RM Auctions and Sotheby’s Presents the Renowned Milhous Collection

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Sale features an unprecedented selection of motor cars, mechanical musical instruments and collectibles meticulously assembled over five decades (Press Release –  BLENHEIM, Ontario, July 19, 2011) – Continuing its reputation as the specialists for private and estate collection sales, RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, will lift the gavel on the renowned […]

Slice of Heaven on Earth – Private Island Paradise for $75,000,000

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You want the whole island just for yourself? $75,000,000 Private Island Paradise is waiting for you at Sotheby’s International Realty. This heaven on earth is located in the Central Bahamas, in the heart of the yachting paradise of the Exumas. The first thing you notice is the aquamarine and turquoise waters that surrounds the 38-acre island. Paradise […]

Sotheby’s Set an Auction Record for Venetian View Painting

The auction shot with Henry Wyndham selling the Francesco Guardi's Venetian masterpiece

Francesco Guardi’s monumental painting, Venice, a View of the Rialto Bridge, Looking North, from the Fondamenta del Carbon made £26,697,250 ($44,362,820) at Sotheby’s Old Master and British Paintings Evening Sale on July 6. Sotheby’s quickly claimed that this was the most expensive painting to be sold by an international auction house so far this year. Measuring 115 by […]