February 20, 2019

$12.7 Million, 88 Carat Flawless Diamond

Sotheby’s auction house will be offering an 88.22-carat, flawless diamond as the top lot of its Hong Kong Sale of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite on April […]
January 2, 2019

How the PINK DIAMOND became the world’s hottest gemstone

The Pink Legacy sold for a record-breaking $50 million in November. Pink diamonds first hit the gossip columns in 2002 when Ben Affleck gave a 6.1-carat […]
December 18, 2018

Bulgari Blue Diamond Fetches $18M at Christie’s

From Rapaport: A Bulgari diamond ring surpassed its estimate at Christie’s in New York on Wednesday, bringing in more than $18 million.  The cushion-cut, 8.08-carat, fancy-vivid-blue […]
December 17, 2018

552-carat yellow found, largest ever in North America

Just in time before you send your list to Santa, miners in the far reaches of Canada announced that they found a rough 552-carat yellow diamond, […]
December 14, 2018

You’ll See This Engagement Ring Trend on Lots of Fingers in 2019

It’s officially that time of year again… the time of year commonly known as engagement season. Whether a proposal’s in the cards for you or not, […]
November 13, 2018

19-carat Pink Legacy diamond could fetch $50 million

The 18.95 carat, fancy vivid pink stone is a rectangular cut and is called The Pink Legacy. Christie’s will put it up for auction Nov. 13 […]
October 30, 2018

A 5,655-Carat Emerald Discovered In Zambia

A 5,655-carat emerald described as having “remarkable clarity and a perfectly balanced golden green hue” was discovered in Zambia in early October. The gem was unearthed […]
October 15, 2018

A Brief History of Diamonds

How Did Diamonds Form? Scientists have found evidence that diamonds formed in several ways. Around 90 miles (145 km) below the surface in areas of the Earth’s mantle, […]
October 5, 2018

61,500 Carat Sapphire purchased for $50M

Pingdingshan, China—The 61,500-carat Millennium Sapphire has a new owner and could soon be back in the public eye. Yulong Eco-Materials Ltd., manufacturer of eco-friendly building products […]