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Picchiotti high jewelery with a flowered sapphire

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Anello con zaffiro di 9,45 carati, diamanti, zaffiri blu

Sapphires and an evolution of the jewels of the Xpandable collection, which adapt to the volume of wrists or fingers: Picchiotti at Vicenzaoro presented various novelties, always in the top-of-the-range jewelery category. Jewels that add to the new collection of reversible, two-sided pieces that can be worn on different occasions, which we have already described…

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How hard are jewelry stones?

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Gemme di Filippo G&G

How resistant are the stones of your jewels? Can they be damaged easily? The hardness of gems is measured by the Mohs scale. The name derives from the German scientist Friedrich Mohs, who conceived it in 1812. The Mohs scale assigns a grade from one to ten to the degree of hardness of the stones.…

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Sotheby’s sells a record sapphire to Moussaief

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The sale of Magnificent Jewels was included in Sotheby’s Luxury Week, a series of auction sales that began in November 2020, between Geneva, Hong-Kong and New York. Result: 98.4% of all lots sold above the minimum estimates, and over 56% above the maximum estimates. The overall number of bidders increased by more than 80% from…

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All about sapphires 

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Anello con zaffiro di 25 carati su titanio. Copyright: gioiellis.com

Things to know about the sapphire, one of the most beloved precious gems, as well as stone of the month of September ♦ Sapphires have always been associated with romance and royalty. No coincidence that one of the most famous is the St. Edward’s Sapphire, which dates back to the 11th century and is set…

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How to clean gold and precious stones

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How to clean gold, diamonds and other precious stones? Here is a quick guide with what you need to know about how to clean your jewelry ♦ Of course, a very precious jewel must be kept with care and, frankly, if it has a great value, even emotional, it is better to take it periodically…

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Crieri on the rainbow

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Bracciale tennis Rainbow

The discreet charm of the visible range of colors, that is, that of the rainbow, is transversal. Sooner or later everyone looks up to admire the arch in the sky colored by shades ranging from yellow to blue. An attraction that jewelers certainly do not shy away from, who in turn offer their own version…

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Why precious stones are heated?

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Rubino birmano color sangue di piccione non riscaldato da 6,41 carati, montato su un anello in oro giallo e bianco di 18 carati, circondato da diamanti, progettato da Forms

Precious and semi-precious stones in the great majority are heated at high temperatures. Or subjected to radiation. That’s why ♦ If the precious stones warm your heart is perhaps because in turn have been heated. Not from your eyes, but from an electric furnace which can reach 1,600 degrees. The thermal treatment of precious and…

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Online jewelry, Christie’s in goal

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Anello di diamanti Harry Winston di 5,03 carati

Until a few years ago, buying jewelry costing thousands of dollars online was just a fantasy. Today it is reality, as evidenced by the sale of Christie’s September Jewels Online, which reached a total of 3.2 million dollars with a total budget of 140% above the lowest starting estimate and with 91% of the lots…

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Sapphires win at Sotheby’s auction in Geneva

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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 sold for $ 1.6 million, one of the highest prices paid for such a piece of jewelry in recent years. The tiara was also advertised…

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Napoleonic jewels at auction with Christie’s

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Octagonal step-cut sapphires, rose and old-cut diamond, gold, circa 1800. Photo: courtesy Christie's

x Christie’s is a British auction house founded in 1766. It was born, therefore, three years before Napoleon, who came into the world in 1769 and died in Sant’Elena on May 5, 1821, 200 years ago. The anniversary also finds a sort of celebration in the world of jewelry, with the sale of the spectacular…

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Sotheby’s puts a large Kashmir sapphire on sale

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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

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 over 100 carats, a psychological limit that attracts the attention of those who love or invest in precious stones. The fascination for large gems goes…

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The virtuous design of Ferrarifirenze

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Anello in oro giallo e diamanti della collezione Twist Twist

Ferrarifirenze jewels, gold and precious stones with a classic made in Italy workmanship ♦ ︎ Ferrarifirenze, the name is written in this way, all joint, it is easy to guess where it is based. The young company, chaired by Giulio Ferrari, focuses on the combination of art and technology. The result is the search for…

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Sicis’s game of fantasy

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Anello con tanzanite di 9,25 carati

The exuberant imagination of Gioia Placuzzi, Sicis art director, has resulted in a new series of jewels. It is a series of seven rings of high jewelery, with the name of Tesserae collection, which do not bother to break the traditional schemes to navigate in absolute freedom. As always, alongside gold and precious and semi-precious…

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Super sapphire Royal Blue at Sotheby’s auction

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Lo zaffiro birmano Royal Blue non riscaldato di 118,88 carati e l'anello con rubino birmano di 6,41 carati

While the West zigzags in an attempt to avoid coronavirus blockages, in the East a climate of normality is returning. It is no coincidence that the sales of luxury goods have restarted, as evidenced by the auctions of Magnificent Jewels. Sotheby’s after announcing the sale in a single lot of a 102.39 carat D Color…

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Antonini’s Extraordinaire novelty for Voice

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Antonini, anello della linea extraordinaire in oro rodiato nero, zaffiro di 7,8 carati e pavé di diamanti

The preview of a piece of high jewelery that Antonini will present at Voice (12-14 September), the event that replaces Vicenzaoro with a format adapted to the circumstances. It is likely that the Vicenza mini-fair-summit, in reality, is not prodigal about new collections, given that in the spring the jewelry companies remained stopped due to…

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How much is your gem worth?

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Anelli con gemme di Bulgari

Raise your hand if you don’t have at least one jewel with colored gems and have never wondered how much that stone is really worth. Amethyst or ruby, emerald or citrine, sapphire or moonstone: there are not only diamonds. But how much are colored stones worth? How much is a ruby ​​worth? Or an emerald?…

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Francis Chiu, Thai message

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Anello in oro rosa e morganite

The precious jewels by Francis Chiu, signature of the classic Thai design ♦ ︎ It is no secret that much of the jewelry and high jewelery of large European Houses is made in Thai workshops and factories. The manual skills of the craftsmen of the Asian country, combined with a lower labor cost, has led…

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Leo Pizzo dedicates a collection to Venice

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Collezione Venezia, collier con diamanti, dettaglio

Leo Pizzo loves Venice, the city famous all over the world: a unique place, custodian of many works of art and unfortunately threatened by climate change. La Maison in Valenza dedicates to the lagoon city a collection inspired by carnival masks, romantic bridges and the canals that make it up. And if Venice is full…

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Awesome Takat

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Ciondolo con smeraldo e diamanti

From India to New York: Takat jewelry as maharaja style is an opulent dream of many women ♦ Haji Nisar Ahmed Takat, descended from an ancient Indian family of carvers of precious stones, he founded the brand that bears his name in 1955 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. From the merchants of stones, in what is…

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How to choose a sapphire ring

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Anello a fascia in oro bianco 18 carati, pavé di diamanti e zaffiro ovale

How and why to choose a sapphire ring? Useful tips for buying a ring (but also a necklace, bracelet earrings) with sapphire ♦ ︎ The blue color is beautiful: it is that of the sea, of the clear sky, and also of the most precious sapphire. But you probably know that sapphires are a stone…

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