July 16, 2020

12-Carat Blue Diamond Fetches $15.9 Million At Auction

A 12.11-carat fancy intense blue diamond sold for $15.9 million (HK$122 million) at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction. The internally flawless marquise-shaped, brilliant-cut gem was […]
December 12, 2019

‘The Indian Blue’ Diamond Goes for $6.6M at Auction

New York—Results were mixed at the Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction held Tuesday in New York. Some large diamonds sold for what was expected while others soared […]
November 18, 2019

10 Victims of the HOPE DIAMOND Curse

by Stacy Conradt – Mentafloss.com On September 11, 1792, the Hope Diamond was stolen from the house that stored the crown jewels. It’s a pretty fascinating […]
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 […]
September 20, 2018

5 carat fancy vivid blue to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

Hong Kong—A 5-carat fancy vivid blue diamond ring will be the highlight of Sotheby’s upcoming jewelry auction in Hong Kong. Named the “Ai” diamond after the […]