Archives for December 2011

Liz Taylor Auction totals a record $137.2M

New York–The second day of auctions devoted to the jewelry collection of Elizabeth Taylor garnered $21.3 million, bringing the total sale of the icon’s jewelry to $137.2 million. That makes it not only the most valuable private collection of jewelry ever offered at auction–surpassing the 1987 sale of The Duchess of Windsor’s jewels, which realized […]

Sun-Drop Diamond Sells for a Record-Breaking $12.3 Million

The 110.03-carat Sun-Drop Diamond fetched $12.3 million Tuesday at Sotheby’s Sale of Magnificent Jewels in Geneva.The auction house said the price paid for what is considered to be the largest known pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond in the world set a world auction record for yellow diamonds. The 110.03-carat Sun-Drop Diamond fetched $12.3 million Tuesday […]

How to Choose a Diamond Engagement Ring – How Important Is Diamond Size?

Find The Perfect Diamond It is amazing how a stone of such a simple structure has become the most popular symbol of everlasting love and long-life commitment. A diamond engagement ring is meant to bring happy memories for years to come, and destined to become a family heirloom. Choosing a diamond engagement ring is a […]