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 […]

White and Yellow Diamonds Conquered the 2016 Oscars

March 4th, 2016 by Noam Flint

The most celebrated and exciting event of the year is the Academy Awards, where all of the celebrities in Hollywood gather to honor and celebrate the year’s accomplishments in film. It is traditionally the classiest event, and long ago it became widely accepted that the attendees saved their most fabulous and elegant looks of the […]

The Spotlight Stealing Jewelry of the 2016 Grammy’s

February 19th, 2016 by Noam Flint

The Grammy Awards are the music industry’s biggest night of the year, where artists from all the genres of music come together to celebrate the past year’s achievements and to commemorate important events in the industry. As this year’s Grammy’s occurred very shortly after the passing of beloved musician David Bowie, much of the evening […]

Where Are Colored Diamond Prices Heading in 2016?

January 24th, 2016 by Noam Flint

With 2015 now behind us, the news about record prices at auction is slowly trickling in. Another rare fancy vivid pink was sold, another one-of-a-kind fancy vivid blue was acquired for a record price becoming world’s most expensive diamond, another unique yellow diamond will hit the market….but what about the majority of fancy color diamonds? […]

Yellow Diamonds on the Red Carpet – Golden Globes 2016

January 14th, 2016 by Noam Flint

The Golden Globes are a chance for Hollywood’s elite to come together and celebrate their work. Though some call it a warm-up for The Academy Awards, many stars go all out for the event. The 73rd Annual Golden Globes, which took place earlier this month, afforded celebrities the opportunity to sport their best attire. While […]

Elvis Has Left the Building, But Not all His Jewels!

January 12th, 2016 by Noam Flint

This past Thursday, some of the King of Rock ‘n Roll’s personal jewelry pieces went up on the auction block. Celebrity jewels are famously known for the high prices that they can garner at auction, regardless of whether those same pieces of jewelry would sell for so much if they had never been owned by […]

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 […]

5 Takeaways from the 2016 Jewelry Trends Predictions

December 31st, 2015 by Noam Flint

Asymmetric Colored Diamond Earrings by Nirav Modi (Image Christies) For our readers who don’t know JCK, it is no surprise because it is oriented towards the jewelry industry members. But the fact is that it is one of the most important magazines followed by jewelers from all over the world. To better explain its purpose, […]

Massive 23-carat Pink Diamond Found

December 2nd, 2015 by Noam Flint

The Williamson diamond mine co-owned by Petra Diamonds and the Tanzanian government has done it again! The mine, famously known of producing one of the biggest and most famous pink diamonds that exist – The Williamson Pink – the center piece in Queen Elizabeth’s Williamson Pink Diamond Brooch, is now responsible for one of the […]

Imelda Marcos’s Surprising 25 carat Pink Diamond

November 26th, 2015 by Noam Flint

Over three decades ago, with the fall of the Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the government seized plenty of assets which included three sets of jewelry. Imelda Marcos and Her JewelryImage source: flickr The jewels belonged to his wife Imelda Marcos were appraised back in 1991 for what seemed at the time as an astounding amount […]