Crowns Up at Christie’s This Fall

Alas, in the words of Lorde, we will never be royal. Even though we have slowly resigned ourselves to life as peons, we’ll soon get the opportunity to dress like the royalty we will never be. This month, Christie’s will offer eight diamond tiaras at their sales in Geneva and London. And with price-points that range…

Alexandre Reza at Sotheby’s

Schlumberger. Rosenthal. Webb. To most, these names represent the very best in 20th century jewelry design. None of these men, however, could have produced their greatest works without the help and influence of Alexandre Reza, a French gem merchant who became one of the most influential master jewelers of the late 20th century. On Friday,…

Record Breaking Results at Sotheby’s

Records shattered left and right at Sotheby’s this week as the auction house celebrated its 40th Anniversary in Asia. Last night’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale earned $96 million, the highest total ever for a jewelry sale in Asia, and included a record price for a white diamond. A D-color Flawless type IIa diamond, which…

Emmy Jewelry Recap

The 2013 Emmy Awards took place this past Sunday, and were, overall, a wholly predictable event. Yes, Neil Patrick Harris was charming, yes the gowns were lovely, and yes the diamonds were sparkly, but it all felt very safe. Sofia in a mermaid gown? Check. Carrie in a diamond necklace so big it comes with…

2013 Fall Color Forecast

It’s that time of year again. The kiddies are back to school, the first leaves are starting to turn and fall. It’s starting to look and feel like Autumn. While summertime absolutely my favorite season (here’s to you, fresh tomato), I’m looking forward more and more to the crisp fall days. Not that it hasn’t…