2016 Engagement Ring Trends

You’re going to propose – maybe this Christmas or on Valentine’s Day, and you’re on the hunt for the perfect engagement ring. Display windows are filled with so many choices that you’re experiencing sensory overload. Have no fear: we’re going to make picking the ring of her dreams a little easier for you.


Floral Jewelry and the Secret Messages of Flowers

When it comes to jewelry design motifs, flowers are – pardon the pun – perennial favorites. These delicate creations inspire jewelry designers to capture their fleeting beauty into timeless jewelry. Because flowers are so rich in symbolism, they make for thoughtful gifts for your loved ones and you.


2015 Summer Auction Showcase: Exquisite Gemstones Dazzle with a Record-Breaking Streak

Throughout the year, Christie’s and Sotheby’s feature auction pieces that are some of the best jewelry from throughout history. Earlier this spring we featured two historic gemstones that were auctioned at Sotheby’s Geneva on May 12, and also reported on other gemstones and jewelry that sold for record-breaking prices at auction. Here, we round out our auction series with more recent pieces that made quite a splash at Christie’s auctions this past June.


Dreams of Diamonds Exhibit Comes to GIA in Carlsbad

If you were lucky enough to visit GIA between April 29 and May 11, 2015, you were in for a rare treat. The sparkling “Dreams of Diamonds” exhibit included 25 pieces of spectacular jewelry comprising over 4,000 carats of diamonds.


2015 Spring Auction Report: Magnificent Gemstones Break Records

The spring jewelry auctions featured some truly magnificent jewels with some lots being sold at prices greatly exceeding their auction estimates. In fact, a few pieces sold at record-breaking prices. Here, we take a look at some of the notable jewelry and gemstone pieces that hit the auction block this spring.


2015 Spring Auction Showcase: Historic and Rare Gemstones

Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Nobel Jewels auction took place on May 12 in Geneva. This sale featured many spectacular pieces, but two gemstones stood out above the rest ­­– the 8.72 carat Historic Pink Diamond and the 25.59 carat Sunrise Ruby. Both pieces are set in rings that perfectly complement the gemstones.

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