Category Archives: International Gem & Jewelry News

IGI Hong Kong Grades the Largest CVD Type IIa Diamond Produced by Shanghai Zhengshi Technology

International Gemological Institute Hong Kong Branch announced on Monday, November 23, 2020, that their laboratory had graded the largest synthetic Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) diamond, which is also the largest synthetic colorless diamond produced by any process, submitted to them by a Chinese Manufacturer, Shanghai Zhengshi Technology. The 12.75-carat, Type IIa, F-color, VVS2-clarity, round brilliant-cut […]

Sotheby’s New York Online/Live Hybrid Auction Shows Strong Demand For Top Quality Diamond, Rare Gemstones & Stylish Signed Jewels

Sotheby’s New York October 22nd, 2020, “Important Jewels” auction, the first auction with bidders in attendance since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in March, 2020, but held in a new and innovative hybrid format, consisting of an online advanced bidding, culminating in the usual drama of a live auction, registered a substantial Sale Total […]

POSTPONEMENT OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL GEM AND JEWELRY SHOWS UNTIL AUGUST 3-6, 2020

The twin Hong Kong International Trade Fairs organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), The Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and the Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show, previously scheduled from March 2 to 8, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exposition Centre and the Asia World Expo, and rescheduled to […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S MAGNIFICENT JEWELS AND NOBLE JEWELS GENEVA SALE 15TH NOVEMBER 2018.

Sotheby’s Geneva is due to hold its Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale on November 15, 2018, at their Sales Center situated at 2, Rue François-Diday, Geneva 1204, Switzerland, soon after the sale of the most significant noble jewelry collection ever to come up for auction, christened “Royal Jewels from the Bourbon-Parma Family”, to be […]

SOTHEBYS UNVEILS FURTHER HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UNSEEN TREASURES FROM THE BOURBON-PARMA ROYAL JEWELRY COLLECTION

Sotheby’s Auction House after its first announcement in June 2018, on the sale of the most significant noble jewelry collections ever to come up for auction, christened “Royal Jewels from the Bourbon-Parma Family”, at their Geneva Sale, due to be held on 14th November 2018, have in another press release dated 22nd October, 2018, unveiled […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF BONHAMS LONDON KNIGHTSBRIDGE JEWELRY SALE 17TH OCTOBER, 2018

Bonhams London, Knightsbridge October Jewelry Sale is due to be held at their Knightsbridge saleroom in the fashionable Knightsbridge area on Montpelier Street, on Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, starting at 11.00 BST. The auction will be preceded by viewing of the lots at the same venue, on Thursday, 11th October, 2018 and then from Sunday, […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS AND JADEITE AUTUMN SALE OCTOBER 3, 2018

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale 2018 is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Hall 1, of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The auction features unique contemporary creations alongside phenomenal gems from nature. The auction will be led by a “LOVE CONQUERS ALL: THE AI ‘愛’ […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF BONHAMS HONG KONG AUTUMN JEWELS & JADEITE SALE 19TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Bonhams Hong Kong much awaited Autumn Jewels & Jadeite Sale has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 19th September, 2018, starting at 14.00 HKT at their Hong Kong Admiralty Sales Center, situated at Suite 2001, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty Hong Kong. The auction will be preceded by viewings of the lots at […]

RARE PINK DIAMOND AND CHURCHILL FAMILY TIARA GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT BONHAMS LONDON ON 26, SEPTEMBER 2018

Bonhams Auction House has announced the sale of an exceedingly rare and exceptionally beautiful square emerald-cut, VS1-clarity, fancy pink diamond weighing 5.03 carats (139) at their London Fine Jewelry Sale to be held on 26th September, 2018, which also features a tiara owned by the family of Sir Winston Churchill. A pre-sale estimate of GBP […]

BONHAMS LOS ANGELES “CALIFORNIA JEWELS” SALE OFFERS OVER 500 LOTS ON 12TH AND 13TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

Bonhams Los Angeles, “California Jewels” auction is due to be held at their 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046, Sales Center on 12th and 13th September, 2018 starting at 10.000 PDT on each day. The auction will be preceded by viewings of the lots at the same venue, from Saturday, 08 September, 2018 […]