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7 Secrets about Swiss Watchmaking Insiders

If you are interested in luxury timepieces, you understand the roots of this industry and the role played by Swiss artisans. In fact, for decades the label “Swiss-made watch” bespoke unquestioned quality and unmatched precision. However, there have been so many changes in the world of horology that this industry now serves as the original […]

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Legendary Patek Phillipe Pocket Watch to Be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

If you thought $10,000 for a Rolex was a princely sum of money, you haven’t met the Henry Graves Supercomplication, perhaps the most unique and coveted watch in the world of horology. Now, for the first time since it was sold for a record $11 million to an anonymous bidder in 1999, the watch will […]

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Sotheby’s – Christie’s Square off in a Battle of the Diamonds in Geneva

There was an epic battle of auction houses this week in Geneva and diamonds were the weapons of choice. Sotheby’s and Christie’s held auctions that garnered world-wide attention one day apart, on May 13th and May 14th respectively. When most think of Sotheby’s they think of England, and for good reason. That is where the fourth longest continuously […]

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A $90,000 Payday from an Antique Slot Machine

Certainly those who originally played the fabulously designed and crafted Caille double-upright floor model slot machine never expected the jackpot it yielded at a recent Murphy’s Antique Advertising & Coin Op Auction. The device was a hit as it showed its unique double play, combining a 25-cent Big Six and a 5-cent Centaur. The handsome machine […]

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Christie's Upcoming Amazing Blue Diamond Auction

Auctioneers claim that a rare gem stone and the largest blue diamond in the world is going to fetch as much as $25 million at the auction in Geneva at Christie’s world renowned global auction house. On display currently at Christie’s New York City, this unusual diamond is pear shaped and a cobalt color. It […]

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Edwardian Tiara Auction Raises $12,000 For Charity

Proceeds from the recent sale of an Edwardian diamond tiara were donated to the UK based Cancer Research Leukemia division by a London based vendor. The tiara went up for auction on the seventeenth of April 2014. The piece was donated to the research center by a private donor. The design and unique features of […]

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28-Carat Kashmir Sapphire Sets Record

When it comes to gems, the big ones make the news. A 28.18-carat emerald-cut Kashmir sapphire set a record within the industry, selling for $5.1 million. Critical Acclaim and Acquisition It acquired $180,731 per carat, and it set a world record for auction price per sapphire carat. The giant and untreated gem is situated upon […]

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Christie’s Record Breaking 2013

International auction house, Christie’s, is known for big ticket items. Even so, the amount Christie’s sold last year in 2013 raised more than a few eyebrows with a new record. Christie’s surpassed all previous sales records, selling a whopping $678.3 million in jewelry sales. Diamonds (and Gemstones) Are a Girl’s Best Friend Demand for gemstones is […]

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Investing in Fancy Colored Diamonds: A Game For Billionaire Players

If you’re in the market for a natural pink diamond, now might be the time to act. The Argyle Diamond mine that yields more than 90 percent of the world’s supply is rumored to close in 2020. In fact, the cost of colorful diamonds is rising across the board as collectors scramble to invest in […]

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World’s First Million Dollar Rolex

While Rolex watches certainly command a high price. Christie’s mid-November 2013 auction has set a new record for how much money such a watch can fetch. While many never-before-seen items were put up for sale at this auction, it is the Lot 23 1969 Paul Newman Stainless Steel Chronograph that has watch lovers talking. This […]

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Christie's Auctioning 52 Carat Golconda Diamond

Diamonds are one of the most magnificent items money can buy. Every year, diamonds capture the hearts and minds of millions of men and women around the world. Diamonds have become synonymous with the institution of marriage, and there are a myriad of diamond ring styles for everyone from the working class to Hollywood superstars. […]

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118 Carat White Diamond Sets Record at Sotheby's

A record-sized White Diamond recently transferred in Hong Kong at auction for $30.6 over the weekend of October, 2013. Described as being “the size of a small egg,” this beautiful gem is distinctive not only because of the price it commanded at auction, but also because of its extraordinary size and beauty. Because there are […]

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Sotheby's to Auction Most Valuable Pink Diamond

As recently reported in the Jewelers Circular Keystone Online and spread industry-wide by Raymond Lee Jewelers of South Florida, if you are a lover of diamonds and all things beautiful, you need to be aware of a wonderful diamond going up for auction. It has been announced that the great auction house of Sotheby’s is putting an […]

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Man Leaves Behind a Fortune in Gold Coins

Not everyone makes the headlines when they pass away, but 69 year old Walter Samasko Jr. did. In May 2012 Walter passed away leaving behind more than $7 million dollars in gold coins. When anyone asks what kind of man Walter was the answer is not hard to give. He was a quiet mild mannered […]

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State Jewelry Auction to Sell 6 Carat Diamond Ring

If you are looking for a way to cash in on some jewelry, potentially for less than what it may cost to purchase it, you may want to head to the Fort Lauderdale Airport Hilton Hotel. The State of Florida is hosting its auction of items left behind in bank safety deposit boxes to the […]