Mixed Results at Bonham’s Hong Kong

Bonham’s held its annual Fine Jewelry and Jadeite auction at the Shangri-La hotel in Hong Kong Saturday evening. On the block were many unique and signed pieces with an emphasis on the Burmese rubies and jadeite that prove so popular in Eastern sales. While Bonhams achieved some degree of success with the sale, a surprising…

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…