Tag: sotheby’s

La Tiara Spencer indossata da Lady Diana

Lady Diana’s tiara (and 50 others) exhibited in London at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s has organized the largest diadem exhibition ever staged in London in the last 20 years (28 May – 15 June). The event also coincides with the Jubilee Season, the […]

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Il De Beers Cullinan Blue Diamond

Sotheby’s sells the third most expensive diamond ever: 57.5 million

The 3 most expensive grams in the world: in Hong Kong the De Beers Cullinan Blue Diamond was sold for just under 57.5 million dollars. The diamond weighs 15.10 carats, […]

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The De Beers Cullinan Blue ha una stima di 48 milioni di dollari

Sotheby’s presents a record-breaking blue diamond

It’s record time for diamonds. This time in the most precious competition in the world, Sotheby’s came first, presenting The De Beers Cullinan Blue, the name of an extraordinary natural […]

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The Enigma, diamante nero di di 555,55 carati

A huge black diamond from outer space is for sale

A giant black diamond. Extremely rare. A surprising child of nature. But also an enigma. And precisely this name, The Enigma, has been attributed to a huge gem weighing 555.55 […]

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Anello con granato mandarino e zaffiri rosa

All about garnet

Garnet is one of the most used stones in jewelry. But can you distinguish it? Here’s what you need to know about the garnet, stone of the month of January, […]

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René Lalique, collier Grenouilles in vetro, smalto e diamanti

Lalique story for sale at Sotheby’s

A must for those who love jewelry that has made history. Sotheby’s Paris (auction on December 17) offers a rare museum-quality collection of René Lalique pieces, all being auctioned for […]

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Diadema in oro, cammeo e smalto di Jacques-Amboise Oliveras del 1808 circa con cinque cammei ovali in pietra dura raffiguranti Zeus, Dioniso (probabilmente XVIII secolo), Medusa, Pan e Gaia (probabilmente fine XVI secolo); offerto insieme a una chiusura da cintura di design simile, con un cammeo in agata di Medusa (probabilmente fine del XVI secolo) e un ornamento per cintura con un cammeo in pietra dura di Zeus (1780-1800), nella custodia originale

Joséphine’s jewels double the estimate

In the year of the anniversary of Napoleon’s death, two diadems which are traditionally thought to have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of the French emperor, were sold […]

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I gioielli messi all'asta da Sotheby's

The adventurous story of the Tsar’s jewels sold by Sotheby’s

Tsar jewels still have charm. So at the Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction at Sotheby’s in Geneva, a sapphire and diamond brooch and matching clip earrings, smuggled out of […]

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Diadema in oro, cammeo e smalto di Jacques-Amboise Oliveras del 1808 circa con cinque cammei ovali in pietra dura raffiguranti Zeus, Dioniso (probabilmente XVIII secolo), Medusa, Pan e Gaia (probabilmente fine XVI secolo); offerto insieme a una chiusura da cintura di design simile, con un cammeo in agata di Medusa (probabilmente fine del XVI secolo) e un ornamento per cintura con un cammeo in pietra dura di Zeus (1780-1800), nella custodia originale

The diadems of Joséphine de Beauharnais up for auction at Sotheby’s

2021 was the bicentenary of Napoleon Bonaparte’s death. The sale by Sotheby’s of two diadems that belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), at least according to the current reconstruction, is […]

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I due occhiali Astaneh Ye Ferdaws (smeraldi) e Halqeh Ye Nur (diamanti) messi all'asta da Sotheby's

Sotheby’s is putting marahaja glasses up for auction

The charm of exotic and precious jewels: Sotheby’s dedicates an auction to the theme Arts of the Islamic World & India. Most of the pieces concern objects, carpets, prints, paintings. […]

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Anello con un diamante rosa di 2,43 carati circondato da rubini

Maggi Simpkins creative by nature

Her ring was the top lot at Brilliant & Black, the Sotheby’s auction dedicated exclusively to black designers, although in truth Maggi Simpkins has physical traits that could make her […]

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Anello Rebel Black di Thelma West in ceramica nera e oro,-con diamante taglio pera da 5 carati

Black jewels for Sotheby’s

After music and figurative art, even in jewelry we are witnessing an enhancement of African-American creativity, on the wave of the Black Lives Matter movement. Sotheby’s New York, together with […]

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Il diamante The Key 10138 all'asta

The super crypto-diamond sold by Sotheby’s

It happened: Sotheby’s sold a 101.38 carat diamond to a private and anonymous collector during an auction held in Hong Kong. The novelty, however, is that the 101.38-carat super diamond […]

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Il diamante The Key 10138 all'asta

The first 100-carat diamond for crypto at Sotheby’s

Sooner or later it had to happen: bitcoin and ethereum enter the world of great jewelry. Or, rather, they are now virtual currencies accepted in a super auction like the […]

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L'anello con diamante fancy yellow The Sienna Star

Magnificent Jewels in New York with Sotheby’s

The decline (finally) of the pandemic has rekindled the engines of jewelry, but also the pleasure of shopping for Magnificent Jewels like those that Sotheby’s is selling in New York […]

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Spilla con zaffiri di 55,19 e 25,97 carati

Sapphires win at Sotheby’s auction in Geneva

The tiara that belonged to the Savoy family, former royals of Italy, focused attention at Sotheby’s auction of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva (totaled 56 million). The tiara […]

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La tiara composta da perle naturali e diamanti

A tiara from the House of Savoy at Sotheby’s auction

The great auction houses have decided to challenge each other with tiaras, crowns and jewels of noble origin. Sotheby’s in Geneva, on 11 May, will offer a magnificent tiara handed […]

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Spilla con zaffiri e diamanti degli anni Trenta, con il più grande zaffiro del Kashmir mai apparso in un’asta e che sarà battuto a Ginevra il prossimo 11 maggio: è una gemma ovale da 55,19 carati, assieme a un altro zaffiro del Kashmir a forma di cuscino del peso di 25,97 carati

Sotheby’s puts a large Kashmir sapphire on sale

x Big, beautiful and expensive jewels and gems: Sotheby’s has planned a rich spring for collectors of exceptional pieces. The auction house has put on sale, for example, gems weighing […]

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Anello con diamante fancy rosa violaceo intenso da 7 carati

A pink diamond for Sotheby’s

x The great auctions of great jewels for great bank accounts are back. On April 20, Sotheby’s Hong Kong presents its Magnificent Jewels which includes brightly colored diamonds and precious […]

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Gioielli da lutto appartenuti alla regina Vittoria

Queen Victoria’s jewels at Sotheby’s auction

x Years pass, but the British nobility continues to exert a charm that encourages the many television series, from Downton Abbey to The Crown. Or it manifests itself with an […]

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