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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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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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7 World’s Largest Vivid Yellow Diamond

March 11, 2011By 2 Comments
7 World’s Largest Vivid Yellow Diamond

The 110-carat vivid yellow Cora Sun-Drop diamond is on loan to the Natural History Museum in London and the museum decided to promote it with a photo shoot with former model Jerry Hall.  The unusual gem, the largest vivid yellow pear-shape diamond, belongs to Cora International. The Cora Sun-Drop was mined in Africa and polished […]

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6 The Moussaieff Red Diamond

March 1, 2011By 0 Comments
6 The Moussaieff Red Diamond

The Moussaieff Red Diamond is perhaps one of the biggest red diamond as graded by the Gemological Institute of America, GIA as Fancy Red.  The trillion cut diamond weighs 5.11 carat. The Moussaieff Red is reported to have been found by a Brazilian farmer in the Abaetezinho river in 1990, in a region known as […]

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