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  • Breguet Buys Pocket Watch for $1.12 Million at Auction

    Louine Hope / 147 days ago
    Breguet Buys Pocket Watch for $1.12 Million at Auction

    An antique pocket watch along with two other timepieces was acquired by the Breguet Museum as announced by its CEO Mark Hayek. Breguet acquired the Number 4, 691 for $1.2 million at Christie’s and Sotheby’s auctions.  It is one of only three similar examples. Lord Henry Seymour Conway bought the watch in 1831 for $7700, [...]

  • Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $3 Million to Save Tigers in Nepal

    Louine Hope / 148 days ago
    Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Grants $3 Million to Save Tigers in Nepal

    Veteran actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s foundation donated $3 million to the World Wildlife Fund to save the decreasing number of tigers in Nepal. The move also coincides with the anniversary of the historic Global Tiger Summit. The WWF said the money will be used to increase the number of tigers in Nepal by 2022 which is [...]

  • Orange Diamond Fetches $35.5M at Geneva Auction

    Louine Hope / 151 days ago
    Orange Diamond Fetches $35.5M at Geneva Auction

    A spectacular Orange Diamond fetched $35.5 million at a Geneva auction recently. It is considered the largest fancy vivid orange diamond in the world by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). It was estimated to sell for only $17 million to $20 million. The gem is a rare pear-shaped orange diamond weighing 14.82-carats and was [...]

  • Most expensive piece of art sold in an auction

    Louine Hope / 153 days ago
    Most expensive piece of art sold in an auction

    Sold within six minutes in the world’s most expensive auction in history, Francis Bacon’s three-panel painting “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” broke the record for being the most expensive piece of art ever sold, fetching $142.4 million. The previous record for the most expensive artwork sold in an auction was that of Edvard Munch’s “The [...]

  • Diamonds of Monaco at the Hotel de Paris

    Louine Hope / 156 days ago
    Diamonds of Monaco at the Hotel de Paris

    Diamonds of Monaco at the Hotel de Paris  “The Biggest Love Story,” a jewelry-artwork created to commemorate the marriage of Her Serene Highness Princess Charlène of Monaco and His Serene Highness Princess Prince Albert II will be presented to the public for the very first time on December 7, 2013 at Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo. [...]

  • Most Expensive Necklace On Sale at Singapore JewlFest: $55 Million

    Ivan Andrews / 162 days ago
    Most Expensive Necklace On Sale at Singapore JewlFest: $55 Million

    A $55 million necklace having 637 carats of diamonds was showcased at a jewellery show in Singapore in October 2013. The necklace has reportedly been listed as the most expensive in the world by Guinness books of records. The most impressive bit of this necklace is a yellow diamond of over 470 carats. Around 90 [...]

  • Jaeger-LeCoultre Supports (RED)TM AUCTION

    Olivia R / 181 days ago
    Jaeger-LeCoultre Supports (RED)TM AUCTION

    Jaeger-LeCoultre pieces customized by 
Sir Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson go under the hammer at (RED) AUCTION There is big news when it comes to the RED Auction, which celebrates the best in terms of design and innovation… on November 23. Sir Johnathan Ive, KBE, accompanied by Marc Newson, CBE, have been working together with [...]

  • Egg-Sized Diamond to Fetch $38 Million

    Ivan Andrews / 186 days ago
    Egg-Sized Diamond to Fetch $38 Million

    With stock markets showing a plunge towards the downside, the detrimental effect is being felt in all segments except one. You guessed it right, diamonds. With these never fading from public memory, the prices are showing a surge towards the higher side. With the demands for diamonds surging, Sotheby’s has planned to auction a giant [...]

  • $60 Million Pink Diamond to be Auctioned in Geneva

    Olivia R / 197 days ago
    $60 Million Pink Diamond to be Auctioned in Geneva

    In November, a 59.60-carat pink diamond will be put up for auction and is expected to sell for more than $60 million. The oval-cut stone, is said to be  ”the largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America. The said diamond is set to be sold in Geneva on [...]

  • The Rare First Edition by Author Adam Smith Auctioned

    Britney Scott / 198 days ago
    The Rare First Edition by Author Adam Smith Auctioned

    A rare first edition of “The Wealth of Nations” by Adam Smith, a treatise on economy, has been estimated to fetch fifty thousand pounds.  The book was first published by the Scottish economist-cum-philosopher in 1776 and provided the world the first insights into how wealth is created in a nation.  It reflects on various aspects [...]

  • Billionaires Bidding for the $320 Million Super Yacht Nirvana

    Ivan Andrews / 209 days ago
    Billionaires Bidding for the $320 Million Super Yacht Nirvana

    Nirvana which is considered to be the one of the most luxurious floating super yachts in the world is all set  to be auctioned. It has been listed for a base price of £ 200 million     (approximately $320 million) . Nirvana can be considered a virtual floating city in itself and has every feature [...]

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