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Christie’s prepares to sell largest fancy vivid pink diamond in its history

In November, Christie’s Geneva will present the largest and finest fancy vivid pink diamond ever offered at auction by the company. Weighing just under 19 carats (18.96 carats), ‘The Pink Legacy’ will go under the hammer on November 13, offering jewellery enthusiasts the chance to purchase an exceptional rectangular-cut gem. The Pink Legacy will lead Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction, held at

TOP TEN: Bonhams unveils the jewels commanding high prices at auction

Global auction house Bonhams has revealed the jewels set to perform particularly well at auction this year As part of its ‘January Jewels’ campaign, which hopes to help Britons understand the true value of family heirlooms that might be gathering dust, Bonhams has unveiled a top 10 list of ‘hot jewels’ that are especially in

Shaun Leane’s personal archive commands £1.94m at auction

A dedicated sale of pieces from British jewellery designer Shaun Leane’s personal archive raised $2.6m (£1.94m) at Sotheby’s New York last night (Nov 4). Entitled ‘Couture Fashion Jewellery: The Personal Archive of Shaun Leane’, the dedicated auction of over 40 works created by the British designer offered collectors and enthusiasts a unique opportunity to acquire pieces

Heart-shaped diamond clinches auction sale price record

A new world record for any heart-shaped diamond ever sold at auction was set this week when Christies secured £12.5m for a stone set into a striking necklace by Parisian jeweller Boehmer et Bassenge. The D colour, 92.15ct, heart-shaped diamond, set by Boehmer et Bassenge, was put up for auction at the Magnificent Jewels auctions at Christie’s Geneva. After three minutes