Author Archives: Dr Shihaan Larif

RAGO WILL AUCTION INVESTMENT QUALITY COLLECTIBLES ON JUNE 9, 2018

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, June 9, Rago Auctions brings to market a 40+ lot sale of investment quality collectibles across a wide swathe of interests: sports collectibles and cards, historical and political memorabilia, aerospace memorabilia, vintage movie posters, fine fountain pens, and weapons and militaria. Highlights from the sale include a 1793 Treasury Letter penned […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF CHRISTIE’S GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS SALE, May 16, 2018

Auction House Christie’s has announced the holding of its Geneva Magnificent Jewels Sale, on May 16, 2018, at the Geneva Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, Quai des Bergues 33, Geneva 1201, Switzerland. A total of 419 lots will be on offer at the auctions, which will be held in two sessions; the First Session starting […]

GIA OPENS MELEE SCREENING CENTER AT STULLER HEADQUARTERS, LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA), in association with Stuller Inc., one of the largest jewelry manufacturing and distribution facilities in the United States, has launched a melee-screening center, at the headquarters of Stuller in Lafayette, Louisiana, enabling the jeweler to sell natural diamonds to its clients with the assurance of the certification of the […]

RAGO TO REPRESENT WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF CLARA DIAMENT SUJO IN MAY 5 FINE ART AUCTION

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Rago is pleased to present “Presencia de lo Humano” (Human Presence) featuring works from the personal collection of celebrated art critic, dealer and collector, Clara Diament Sujo. The session of approximately 30 works in Rago’s Post-War and Contemporary art auction represents Clara’s dynamic sensibility as a collector, […]

RAGO TO SPOTLIGHT ANDY WARHOL, WINSLOW HOMER, ARSHILE GORKY, M.C. ESCHER, LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS AND MORE IN A SUBSTANTIAL BI-ANNUAL FINE ART AUCTION

Lambertville, NJ – On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Post-War/Contemporary Art. Included among the 500+ lots of paintings, prints, sculptures and works on paper for sale, also is a sequenced sale of some 30 works from the personal collection of celebrated art critic, dealer […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK MAGINIFICENT JEWELS SPRING SALE APRIL 17, 2018

Christie’s auction house has announced the holding of its New York Magnificent Jewels Spring Sale on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at their New York Sales Room situated at 20, Rockefeller Plaza New York, starting at 10.00 AM. A total of 212 lots will be on offer at the auctions featuring an array of impressive jewelry […]

SOTHEBY’S HK MAGNIFICENT JEWELS & JADEITE SPRING SALE TO BE HELD ON APRIL 3RD 2018

The much anticipated Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale 2018, featuring an array of rare and exceptional jewels is due to take place on Tuesday, April 3rd 2018 at Hall 5, of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. A total of 283 jewels will be on offer at the sale to […]

FIRST EVER EDITION OF THE BHARAT DIAMOND WEEK GETS A BOOST BY A DIRECT FLIGHT BETWEEN ISRAEL AND INDIA

The first-ever edition of the Bharat Diamond Week to be held at the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) in Mumbai, India from April 23-25, 2018, received a much-needed boost as Air India, India’s national airline has announced the inauguration of a new direct flight between Tel Aviv and New Delhi, with convenient connections to Mumbai, the […]

SALE OF 910-CARAT LESOTHO LEGEND FOR USD40 MILLION AT ANTWERP TENDER

Gem Diamonds Ltd (LSE: GEMD) in a press release dated Tuesday, 13 March 2018 has announced the sale of its largest gem-quality 910 carat D colour Type IIa rough diamond recovered so far from the Letšeng mine in January 2018,  believed to be the fifth largest gem quality diamond ever recovered in the world. The […]

ALROSA SELLS USD 1.046 BILLION ROUGH AND POLISHED DIAMONDS FOR JAN-FEB 2018

ALROSA Group, the world’s leader in diamond production, in a press release dated March 7, 2018, has announced its diamond sales results for the month of February, 2018 and total diamond sales for the first two months of 2018.     According to this release ALROSA’s sales soared 35% year-on-year in February, 2018, to US$541.9 […]