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”The Jane Seymour” – A Blue Diamond to Remember

July 20th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Blue diamonds have been making headlines for the past few months because of incredible selling prices at auction. As recently as May of this year, the 14.62 carat Oppenheimer Blue, the largest fancy vivid blue diamond in the world, was sold for a record $58 million. It became the most expensive gem ever sold, edging […]

$1 Million Argyle Red Diamond Coin – The Kimberley Treasure

July 16th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Rio Tinto has just announced that in collaboration with the Perth Mint, they have released a gold coin embedded with a 0.54 carat red diamond. The mining titans have determined the value of the coin to be $1 million Australian dollars, the equivalent of $761,020 US dollars. UPDATE: The rare coin was sold within 48 […]

Did Margot Robbie get a Pink Diamond Engagement Ring?

July 4th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Based on photos from the premiere of Legend of Tarzan in Los Angeles this past Monday night, it looks like mega hot Australian actress Margot Robbie, of Wolf of Wall Street fame, is engaged to boyfriend of two years assistant director Tom Ackerley. The 26 year old actress showed off what looked like a massive […]

The Dream of the Pink Star Diamond’s Value Continues

June 8th, 2016 by Noam Flint

The last that the world heard about the Pink Star diamond, a 59.60 carat Fancy Vivid Pink internally flawless diamond, it was sold at Sotheby’s in November 2013 for $83.2 million dollars to a man named Isaac Wolf on behalf of a consortium. The Pink Star DiamondInternally Flawless 59.60 carat Fancy Vivid Pink DiamondImage: Sotheby’s […]

Cullinan Dream Diamond – a Blue Diamond Beyond Imagination

May 29th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Christie’s has done it again for the 3rd time so far this year. It started with unveiling the Largest vivid Blue Diamond at auction in Geneva, the Oppenheimer blue. It then went on to offer the largest fancy Vivid Green – The Aurora Green, coming up on May 31 in a Hong Kong auction. And […]

Geneva Auctions Set Several Records in a Matter of 2 Days

May 22nd, 2016 by Noam Flint

Leading the sale of over $324 million and accounting for 9.7% and 18% respectively, “The Unique Pink” and “The Oppenheimer Blue” Diamonds broke several auction records. This year, has a reversed situation between the two leading auction houses; Sotheby’s and Christie’s. Last year, Christie’s Sold the most expensive Fancy Vivid Pink and Sotheby’s sold the […]

Will Sotheby’s Geneva Jewels Auction Meet Fancy Color Diamond Demand?

May 17th, 2016 by Noam Flint

The diamond and jewelry auctions that take place in Geneva biannually are known to showcase some of the world’s rarest and most expensive diamonds. All year, investors and collectors alike look to the Geneva auctions for the most important gems of the year, and price records are almost always set in kind. The Geneva auctions […]

Christie’s to Feature the ‘Oppenheimer Blue’, Largest Vivid Blue Diamond Ever Sold

May 16th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction only falls slightly behind that of Sotheby’s in that they managed to accumulate 23 items worth over $1 million for their catalog. However, this fact in and of itself helps to further fuel the excitement that perpetually surrounds the diamond auctions that take place biannually in Geneva. The total number […]

Aurora Green Diamond – The Largest Vivid Green Diamond Ever

May 12th, 2016 by Noam Flint

Natural green diamonds are a controversial subject in the world of natural fancy color diamonds. The question that is often discussed is exactly how rare and valuable are green diamonds? They almost never appear at auctions, unlike blue, pink and yellow diamonds, but they also do not result in final prices that would reflect their […]

1,109 carat & $70 Million – World’s 2nd Largest Diamond

May 9th, 2016 by Noam Flint

The largest diamond to be discovered in over a century is the 1,109 carat Lesedi la Rona diamond that was discovered in Botswana by Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond Corporation in November. It will go up for auction on June 29 at Sotheby’s in London and if it will live up to Sotheby’s expectations – […]