Diamond – Writing for Times LIVE, Sean Clinton reported that the Kimberley Process, which was set up to stop the trade of blood diamonds, has failed to do so and likely will keep failing to do so unless its definition of what constitutes a "conflict diamond" is opened up to "include diamonds that fund human rights violations by government forces."
Articles Tagged "Sotheby’s"
Diamond – Rapaport reported that yesterday the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat, internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond, sold for $83,187,381, or $1,395,761 per carat, at Sotheby's Geneva-based Magnificent Jewels sale. That is new record for any diamond or jewel.
Diamond – Forbes reported that the fancy vivid Pink Star diamond, a 59.6-carat stone, is set to be auctioned today at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva. Valued at over $60 million, it is the most expensive diamond ever to be offered at auction, according to Sotheby's.
Diamond – In its weekly report, Rapaport said that Sotheby's raised $95.47 million through its Hong Kong-based Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction, which took place on October 7. However, it did not sell the 7.59-carat fancy vivid blue diamond that was up for grabs.
Diamond – CNBC reported that a flawless, 118-carat white diamond was auctioned by Sotheby's for $30.6 million, beating the previous white diamond sales record of $26.74 million.
Diamond – Bloomberg reported that a 59.6-carat pink diamond, set to be sold in Geneva by Sotheby's on November 13, is expected to go for over $60 million. The stone is the "largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond" that the Gemological Institute of America has ever graded.
Diamond – In preparation for Sotheby's upcoming October 7 auction, at which a 118.28-carat white diamond will be auctioned off, Bloomberg provided a list of the five most expensive diamonds ever sold at auction.
Diamond – CTV News reported that on October 7, Sotheby's will auction off an egg-sized, 118-carat white diamond in Hong Kong. It is estimated that the gem will go for $28 to $35 million.
Diamond – RT reported that following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation, Russia's Alrosa (MCX:ALNU) is now able to sell its gems at Sotheby's auctions.
Diamond – Bloomberg reported that a 34.65-carat pink diamond was sold for $39.3million today at the Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction.