Blue Diamonds

A Blue Diamond worth $35 Million? Meet the De Beers Millennium

March 15th, 2016 by Noam Flint

It has been almost 5 months since the last diamond and jewelry auctions occurred at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in Geneva. In November, fancy color diamonds made headlines when a 16 carat vivid pink diamond and an Internally Flawless 12.03 carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond were both sold for record breaking prices, and to the same […]

The Top Diamonds and Gems That Marked 2015

January 6th, 2016 by Noam Flint

2015 Colored Diamonds Summary At the end of 2014, most industry players and the broader market predicted that 2015 would be uneventful and demonstrate a continued decline. On most fronts, those predictions were actually correct – except for the markets of fancy color diamonds and one-of-a-kind precious gems. We decided to put together a quick […]

Blue Moon Diamond Expected to Break Auction Records

October 29th, 2015 by Noam Flint

Blue diamonds are real and as Sotheby’s prepares for their fall auction, the world waits in anticipation for the fairest of them all. Of all the jewels that will be showcased in the 2015 sale, there is one that has everyone holding their breath. The Blue Moon Diamond will be the spotlight of the November […]

5 Picks from the Sotheby’s NY Magnificent Jewels Auction – Sep 2015

September 1st, 2015 by Noam Flint

The listings of the upcoming Sotheby’s NY Important Jewels auction that is taking place September are out. Out of the 542 lots that will be presented, 34 feature colored diamonds and here are our top 5 to watch for: 3.55 carat Fancy Light Blue Diamond Ring Fancy Light Blue Diamond Ring Every auction needs a natural […]

6 Magnificent Colored Diamonds at Sothbey’s Magnificent Jewels Auction

April 20th, 2015 by Noam Flint

We are barely over from the previous Sotheby’s auction that took place two weeks ago in Hong Kong and we are getting excited from the new one up ahead. The Monarch Blue Diamond Ring (Image: Sotheby’s) Here are the key items to watch for in the colored diamonds niche: 6.06 carat Fancy Blue Diamond Ring […]

4 Magnificent Colored Diamonds at the Upcoming Christie’s NY Auction

April 14th, 2015 by Noam Flint

The auction season has officially started with last week’s Sotheby’s HK auction which amazed us with a 2.13ct blue diamond ring that sold for $680k per carat. However, Christie’s does not seem to stay far behind with a superb collection of natural colored diamonds of their own. These will be on auctioned to the highest bidder tomorrow, […]

8 Amazing Colored Diamonds at the Upcoming Sotheby’s HK Auction

March 29th, 2015 by Noam Flint

On April 6th Sotheby’s will open the auction season of 2015 – and they will do it with a bang. The upcoming auction features 319 lots and an amazing number of colored diamonds jewelry – 31. I have to confess, when I started this post it was titled “3 highlights from the upcoming Sotheby’s auction“. […]

Moussaieff Red and Blue Diamond Rings are Coming to the Auction

November 24th, 2014 by Noam Flint

On their Hong-Kong Magnificent Jewels auction coming up November 25th, Christie’s will auction two extremely rare pieces by Moussaieff. While these are not the priciest at the auction, to us, colored diamonds enthusiasts, they are certainly the most interesting. Moussaieff Vivid Blue Diamond Ring Moussaieff Vivid Blue Diamond RingImage Christie’s At “only” 3.39 carat, much below […]

The Zoe Diamond – The Most Expensive Diamond in the World (for now)

November 23rd, 2014 by Noam Flint

Important Update – New most Expensive Diamond! While the Zoe Diamond is still without a doubt one of the world’s most beautiful diamonds, it is not the most expensive one! On November 16 2015 Sotheby’s had auctioned another astounding diamond, 12 carats internally flawless vivid blue and it did it – The Blue Moon Diamond […]

What Happens when you Match a Vivid Pink Diamond with a Vivid Blue?

November 11th, 2014 by Noam Flint

For the last 3-4 years, the Chinese version for Cyber Monday occurs during November 11th. It’s called Singles Day – the reason is the numerical representation 11 / 11. Oddly, during this day that is all about cheap Chinese merchandise sold by giants like Alibaba (through their B2C version – AliExpress), Christie’s is having one of […]