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Sotheby's unveil The Pink Star Diamond

Sotheby's unveil The Pink Star Diamond

Today Sotheby's unveiled The Pink Star: the largest Internally Flawless, Fancy Vivid pink diamond ever graded by the GIA. Weighing 59.60 carats, it is the most valuable cut diamond ever offered at auction, estimated to sell for more than $60 million (£48.3 million) when it is auctioned at Sotheby's in Hong Kong on April 4. The current world record holder is the Oppenheimer Blue diamond, which sold for..

Going away for the weekend?

Going away for the weekend?

Louis Vuitton is iconic for luggage. His flat bottomed trunks with trianon canvas were lightweight and airtight and could be stacked. The example shown is a 1930s...

Ralph Lauren adds new designs

Ralph Lauren adds new designs

New chains added to the range include a cuff, available in 18ct rose gold, new single-bangles, designed for stacking with the ranges ID wrap bracelets...

Period jewellery soars 80%

Period jewellery soars 80%

Period and designer jewellery has grown more in value than the housing market, according to the ONS, making jewellery re-valuations highly advisable...

Fair Trade Gold

Fair Trade Gold

Gold is a symbol of love, power and wealth the world-over. But look behind the glitz and the reality is not so glamorous. Ninety per cent of the labour force involved in gold mining is...

Harrods present rare diamond

Harrods present rare diamond

The 228.31-carat gem is referred by its owner, who chose to remain anonymous, as the "Harrods Diamond" and has been kept secret in the Knightsbridge store's safe deposit until now....

Rolex prices increases

Rolex prices increases

Rolex has introduced a global price increase that came into effect on Monday. In the UK retailers have reported that the average price increase is equivalent to about 7%, and it has been......

Markets reeling from Brexit

Markets reeling from Brexit

The financial market was reeling after Britain voted to leave the European Union in the referendum on June 23. A fall of the pound against the dollar rate means a rise for the diamond price...

The Broker's Perspective

The Broker's Perspective

Why should the client pay a valuer 1% of the item value, just to have the receipt/invoice or valuation updated to satisfy their Insurers? The same applies to a Certificated Diamond ring (GIA/HRD) bought from say Tiffany's...

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