Author Archives: Dr Shihaan Larif

Sotheby’s London Autumn Fine Jewels Sale demonstrate the demand for Signed Jewelry of Vintage Value from the 20th-Century

Sotheby’s 2016 Autumn Jewelry Sales kicked off on 21st September, 2016, in London, when Sotheby’s London successfully held its Fine jewels Sale at its auction house in New Bond Street. 196 out of 258 lots were sold at the auction, working out to a percentage of 76%. Over 70% of these lots sold for prices […]

De Beers’ IIDGR Holds Synthetic Detection Symposia in India

In a press release dated February 16, 2015. the De Beers’ Group of Companies announced that a team from its International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR) led by the Institute’s commercial director, James Clark are already in India, and are due to hold a series of synthetic diamond detection symposia around the country […]