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Le 20 May 2016, 11:30 dans Humeurs 0

Geneva--A “rare and exceptional” fancy vivid pink pear-shaped diamond sold for $31.6 million, or about $2.1 million per carat, at Sotheby’s Geneva.

The stone’s sale price, which was $28 million excluding fees, came in at the low end of its estimated range of $28-$38 million.

The 15.38-carat pear-shaped “Unique Pink” is the largest fancy vivid pink pear-shaped diamond ever offered at auction, Sotheby’s said. It went to an unnamed buyer from Asia. Replica Cartier Jewelry

Bulgari Bulgari Cuff Bracelet in Yellow Gold with Swarovski Crys

The pink stone was the highlight of the auction house’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale held Tuesday in Geneva. 

All told, the jewelry auction garnered $174.5 million, which is a new world record for a jewelry auction. Replica Bvlgari JewelryBulgari Bvlgari Wedding Band Ring in 18kt Pink Gold


According to the Gemological Institute of America, the Unique Pink is VVS2 clarity, and also was found to be Type IIa, displaying “exceedingly pure structure.”Replica Hermes Jewelry

Hermes H Logo Ring in 18kt Pink Gold with Red Enamel

Cora International cut and polished the rough diamond that yielded the Unique Pink.

The world auction record for any pink diamond is held by the Graff Pink, a 24.78-carat emerald-cut fancy intense pink diamond that sold at Sotheby’s Geneva in November 2010 for $46.2 million, or $1.9 million per carat.

The world auction record and record price per carat for any diamond or gemstone, meanwhile, currently belongs to the Blue Moon of Josephine. The 12.03-carat cushion-shaped fancy vivid blue diamond sold for $48.5 million, or $4 million per carat, at Sotheby’s Geneva in November.

Diamond jewelry

Le 20 May 2016, 11:19 dans Humeurs 0

Diamond jewelry

The rectangular-cut, 14.62-carat stone sold for $57.5 million at Christie’s Geneva Wednesday, setting a new world record price for any jewel sold at auction. It surpassed the Blue Moon, the 12.03-carat fancy vivid blue diamond that sold for $48.5 million at Sotheby’s Geneva in November. Replica Hermes Jewelry

The stone’s listing price (what it sold for excluding fees) of approximately $51.2 million topped its highest pre-sale estimate, $45 million.Replica Bvlgari Jewelry

Cartier Happy Birthday Wedding Band Ring in 18kt Yellow Gold

Bidding for the stone, which this reporter followed online Wednesday, started at $30 million Swiss francs (approximately $30.4 million) and crept up slowly, jumping up by the millions, then at times $500,000 and then even some $200,000 increments before the final hammer came down in Geneva. Replica Cartier Jewelry

Cartier LOVE Ring in Yellow Gold With Coloured Stones

This big blue diamond once was owned by someone who knew a lot about them.

Sir Philip Oppenheimer controlled the Diamond Syndicate in London and began working in the family business at De Beers London in 1934, where he sorted and valued diamonds.

Hermes H LOGO Ring in 18kt Pink Gold With Black Enamel

Later, as head of the London-based Central Selling Organisation for more than 45 years and chairman of the Diamond Trading Company branch, he oversaw a diamond sales business set up by De Beers to control the global diamond supply.

The Oppenheimer Blue was highlight of the Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva Wednesday, which totaled $169.5 million.

In addition to the sale of the blue stone, the auction also featured the Superb Jewels from the collection of H.S.H. Gabriela Princess zu Leiningen, which sold 100 percent by lot for a total of $22.5 million.



Breeze – the winter sun

Le 19 May 2016, 10:28 dans Humeurs 0

Bulgari Anish Kapoor B.ZERO1 Ring in 18kt Pink Gold and Steel, N
Winter is coming for a long time, snow danced around, there seems to be a voice for Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Breeze jewellery in a soft voice calling me. Diamond Breeze is pure snow the glistening once again shine in the sky during the day. Lotus pendants necklaces, earrings or necklace are shining bright, so more beautiful this winter.
C DE Cartier Pendant in White Gold With A Diamond
Last month, I looked at the official site, Van Cleef & Arpels had already started preparing, starting snow Fantasyland as the theme, show winter snow interactive films, allows customers to enjoy exploring the new Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond snow Breeze family fun. Customers will be able to see only in a romantic scene of the snow flying in heaven is perfect for jewelry, and understand Diamond Breeze line of design inspiration behind and Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry and craft.
Focusing the bright white diamondsCartier LOVE Ring in Yellow Gold With Coloured Stones
They were enchanted to diamonds, the natural beauty of the State and tendencies, new design to keep the diamonds and Platinum or Platinum to perfectly match, tempered the angelic treasures one by one. Perfect selection of diamonds distribution of extreme light. White diamond jewelry of the art deco style is the key to a long time ago aristocratic Royal favorite styles, and Van Cleef & Arpels century classic. This year, made from a precious diamond necklace with a sensational event, with the Lotus series à Cheval high jewellery collection and dazzling white in the winter sun.

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