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Video: Watch The Graff Pink Sell For $46 Million

I have to hand it to Sotheby’s on this one. Here’s footage of the record setting 24.78 carat Fancy Intense Pink Diamond being sold at auction in Geneva for $46 million. Sotheby’s TV finally did it right here by showing the REAL live auction, giving everyone a chance to see what it’s like to be [...]

Large and Rare Colored Diamonds Are Still Strong

The US retail jewelry market is still a little weak, but the super high end/investment quality diamonds are very strong with both Christie’s and Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels Auctions doing very well in Geneva this week. From Diamonds.net: Sotheby’s Jewels: Jewels of historical significance garnered strong prices at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale, held in Geneva on November 17. [...]

Guest Blog Post: To Bid Or Not To Bid

This is an awesome guest blog post by Dana Kiyomura, expert in estate and antique jewelry. Dana has an office in NYC where she buys and sells vintage jewelry and you can follow her on Twitter @winebrilliant. “Bidding at a jewelry auction is time consuming and can be dangerous. First you have to preview the [...]