Category Archives: Gemstones

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 […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S LONDON FINE JEWELS SALE DECEMBER 12, 2017

Sotheby’s London December Fine Jewels Sale is scheduled to take place on December 12, 2017 at their New Bond Street Auction Centre in London. A total of 440 lots will be on offer at the auctions, taking place in two sessions; Lots 1 – 232 being offered in the morning sessions starting at 10.00 AM […]

The 31st Hong Kong International Jewelry Show in March 2014 Splits into 2 Shows at 2 Venues to Accomodate More Exhibitors

The Hong Kong International Jewelry Show, the world’s second largest jewelry fair and Asia’s leading jewelry event, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attained new heights in the year 2013, when it attracted more than 3,300 exhibitors from 49 countries and regions and over 42,000 buyers from 138 countries and regions. The […]

Diamond Jewelry Take Pride of Place, Followed by Colored Stone and Pearl Jewelry at the Golden Globe Awards 2014

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards was held at the Beverley Hilton Hotel, in Beverley Hills, California, on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Such Star-studded, glittering events, with a worldwide TV audience, while serving its primary purpose of recognizing and bestowing honors on talented actors and actresses in the competitive field of cinema and television, has […]

Studies reveal decrease in demand for diamond jewelry with a corresponding increase in demand for colored stone jewelry

Two studies conducted in America and the United Kingdom recently, reveal that the demand for diamond jewelry is on the decline in both countries, and in the United Kingdom there is a corresponding increase in demand for jewelry set with colored stones such as sapphires and rubies in combination with diamonds. A study conducted by […]

World’s Largest Blue Topaz- The Marbella Topaz

In conjunction with Marbella Town Council, the organisation behind the Art Natura Malaga culture and leisure complex has unveiled the ‘Marbella’ blue topaz. Its total purity, magnificent colour and exceptional cut make this 8,225-carat specimen the finest gemstone of its kind in the world. At a press conference earlier today, the European Economic Interest Grouping […]

Royal Collections Adds The Largest Cut Citrine in the World to its Vaults

The gemstone, which has been named ‘Malaga’, weighs 20,200 carats and is characterised by its exceptional purity, colour and transparency. The specimen will be displayed at the Art Natura Malaga complex, as well as appearing in travelling exhibitions alongside other exhibits from Royal Collections’ “Special Exhibition Gems” section. Click to enlarge photo Photo above  courtesy, […]

Sri Lanka the Sapphire Capital of the World- By Ajith Perera

By Ajith Perera Actg. Deputy Director General, National Gem and Jewellery Authority. Sri Lanka has been celebrated for its gems almost since the dawn of history.  It is an accepted fact that Sri Lanka is one of the largest sources of some of the finest gemstones in the world.  There are a number of priceless treasures on […]