News by tag: Diamond

17.05.2017

Duo diamond jewels sold at Sotheby's auction for $57 mln

Sotheby's sold a pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings at a hammer price of about $51 million Tuesday, though the 14.54-carat flawless Fancy Vivid Blue diamond that was the auction's highlight fell short of the expected range. Apollo sold for $42.1m while Artemis went for $15.3m. But the earrings sold some way below their estimated prices of $70m. The 16-carat "Artemis Pink" is near identical in shape. It is also one of the world's most "chemically pure" diamonds, according to the Gemological Institute of America, which experts say gives the stone such a high degree of transparency.

 
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05.05.2017

Christie’s auction in Geneva will be led by 92-Carat La Legende Diamond

Christie’s auction of Magnificent Jewels on May 17 at the ultra-luxe Four Seasons des Bergues hotel in Geneva will feature La Légende, a 92-carat D color Flawless heart-shaped diamond pendant signed by Boehmer et Bassenge. La Légende is a diamond and cultured pearl necklace set with a 92.15-carat heart shaped, D color, Flawless diamond pendant. Suspended from a cultured pearl sautoir, it has a pre-sale estimate of $14 million-$20 million and will be the largest D Flawless heart shaped diamond ever to be offered at auction.

 
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20.04.2017

How the investment diamond market works

Maurizio Spoldi, CEO of DSC, Diamond Service Company, is an expert in all fields related to diamonds, including the investments in natural gems: he explains us how this market works

 
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06.04.2017

Pink Star Diamond sets $71 mln auction record

A new auction record was reached when the Pink Star went for $71.2 million, at a Sotheby’s auction Tuesday in Hong Kong . It was sold just five minutes into bidding, the BBC reports. The Pink Star is the largest flawless fancy vivid pink diamond ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America. The diamond had failed to sell in November 2013 when the buyer could not pay for its value at that time which was placed at $83 million.  The gorgeous bauble was purchased by well-known Hong Kong jeweler Chow Tai Fook and was immediately renamed the CTF Pink in memory of the late Dr. Cheng Yu-Tung, father of the current chairman and founder of Chow Tai Fook, and commemorates the brand’s 88th anniversary.

 
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04.04.2017

Maurizio Spoldi: the future for the investments in diamonds

Diamonds still enjoy an absolute freedom of movement, unlike other goods. People can go wherever they want with them, because diamonds are still seen as a commodity

 
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17.03.2017

Generic diamond ad campaign moves into high gear during 2017 Oscar Ceremonies

The Diamond Promotion Service’s Real Is Rare television advertising campaign, which is the first major generic advertising effort to be launched since such activity was suspended by De Beers more than 10 years ago

 
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17.03.2017

Maurizio Spoldi explains the future of investment diamonds

Maurizio Spoldi, CEO of DSC, Diamond Service Company, is an expert in all fields related to diamonds, including the investments in natural gems.

 
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22.02.2017

The production of synthetic diamonds grows

It is not really the volume of synthetic diamond production that is alarming the industry, but rather the possibility that synthetic diamonds are being traded undisclosed...

 
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15.02.2017

Diamond investment: prudent, regular yield

After the economic, financial and especially political turbulence that saw new actors on the international scenario and characterised the year 2016, the diamond market still gives reassuring signs.

 
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24.01.2017

Diamonds as investment, attention to prices

The correct price of a diamond for investment is the result of specific elements.

 
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