Category Archives: Jewelry

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 […]

AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING AT PRINCETON’S PRESENT DAY CLUB ON MAY 11

Princeton, NJ: On Thursday, May 11, Rago’s Katherine Van Dell and Jennifer Pitman host an author talk and book signing with Elizabeth Hamilton, co-author of “Oscar Heyman: The Jewelers’ Jeweler” and Tom Heyman, third generation owner of the Oscar Heyman, Inc. Held at Princeton’s Present Day Club, admission is free by reservation, on a first-come, […]

Unprecedented Seven World Records Set At Sotheby’s Geneva May13, 2014 Magnificent Jewels Sale

Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels Sale held on May 13, 2014 was significant in the history of jewelry auctions for more than one reason. The auction set an unprecedented seven world records, including the world record for a jewelry sale, the world record for a various owner jewelry sale and the world auction record for a […]

Diamond Engagement Ring Prices

A recent  article by Idex Online highlights some important facts relating to the current prices and sizes of diamond engagement rings. 98% of diamonds in the United States are sold set in jewelry, while only 2% are sold as loose diamonds. approximately 48 million diamond pieces are sold per annum. A upper-end jeweler (Guild jeweler) […]

Jewelry and Watch Sales of LVMH Down

The Paris based luxury giant LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton) reported a fall of 13% in their watch and jewelry sales in 2009. Watches and jewelry sales were down to 764 million euros (Approximately $ 1.04 billion) from 879 million euros (approximately $1.2 billion) in 2008. However  the company noted that there was some improvement […]

Zale To Sell Jewelry Stocks For Cash

Zale Corp is asking its suppliers to purchase some of its jewelry in its inventory for cash. In exchange for the purchase the company is providing a pledge of future orders. However several retailers and merchants have already signaled their reluctance to agree to the proposal. According to the Wall Street Journal, Zale’s Chief Merchandising […]

Upcoming China International Gold, Jewelery and Gem Fair, Shenzhen

The China International Gold, Jewellery and Gem Fair, Shenzhen 2010 is expected to take place  from the 9th to 12th of March 2010. A “Sri Lanka Pavilion” is to be organized at the Shenzhen fair by the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) with the assistance of the Sri Lankan Embassy in China. The NGJA […]