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Diamonds Under the Scope

May 30, 2016By 0 Comments
Diamonds Under the Scope

Diamond Inclusions: Diamonds are formed deep under the earth’s surface for millions of years under extreme heat and pressure. Naturally, this give rise to a number of imperfections inside a diamond, which are called inclusions, as well as on its surface, which are called blemishes. When viewed under a 60X or a 120X microscope, the […]

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Magnificent Diamond Ear Pendants

June 8, 2014By 0 Comments
Magnificent Diamond Ear Pendants

A magnificent pair of diamond ear pendants sold on May 27, 2014 in Hong Kong at the Christie’s auction for HK$75,160,000 (US$9,738,684) Each suspending a pear-shaped diamond weighing 25.49 and 25.31 carats, surmounted by a pear-shaped diamond weighing 2.45 and 2.33 carats, spaced by a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 0.73 and 0.65 carat, mounted in 18k […]

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Imperial Cushion Golconda Diamonds

June 7, 2012By 2 Comments
Imperial Cushion Golconda Diamonds

Christie’s Hong Kong sale of Magnificent Jewels on May 31, 2012 was 80 percent sold by lot and achieved a total of $89,403,200(HKD 695,744,750). The top lot, the Imperial Cushions, was a pair of cushion-shaped, 24.49-carat and 23.11-carat, D, potentially internally flawless Golconda diamond ear pendants that sold for $9,295,690 to an anonymous buyer. Vickie […]

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8 The King of Really Big Diamonds Heads to China

June 24, 2011By 2 Comments
8 The King of Really Big Diamonds Heads to China

On this big night out, Gisele Bundchen, darling of the cameras, is decked out in diamond earrings from Van Cleef & Arpels. The cover girl Shalom Harlow wears rocks from Harry Winston. And Madonna, is bejeweled in Cartier. But none of the gems actually belongs to them. At the May gala of the Metropolitan Museum of Art […]

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Imperial Golconda Diamond

May 9, 2011By 2 Comments
Imperial Golconda Diamond

A pair of spectacular ear-pendants featuring the world’s rarest diamonds from the legendary Golconda mines will be offered at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Sale, which will be held on Tuesday, 31 May, 2011 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Imperial Cushions, a pair of 23.49 carats and 23.11 carats D Potentially […]

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Magnificent Emerald & Diamond Tiara

May 5, 2011By 2 Comments
Magnificent Emerald & Diamond Tiara

Regarded as one of the most important Magnificent & Noble Jewels auction by Sotheby’s in 30 years, the house has announced the sale of a rare emerald and diamond tiara on May 17, 2011. Slated in Geneva, the tiara is composed of 11 Colombian emeralds and is estimated to bring around $5-10 million. It is believed […]

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