Diamond News from IDEX

  • De Beers and Signet will work together to promote natural diamonds to a "diverse new generation" of US consumers, ahead of an expected surge in post-pandemic engagements. They predict a 25 per cent increase over … (
  • An internally flawless 10.20-carat fancy intense pink diamond is expected to sell for up to $12m next month at Christie's New York. The auction house describes it as the most significant gem of its kind that they've offered…
  • The rise in fancy color diamond prices slowed to just 0.1 per cent for a second consecutive quarter, according to the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF). Its Fancy Color Diamond Index, which tracks…
  • A 2.68-carat fancy vivid purplish pink diamond will lead a Christie's Hong Kong sale later this month, where it expected to sell for up to $6.4m. The GIA-certified internally flawless stone has excellent polish, is cut-cornered…
  • Christie's New York is to auction its most expensive watch ever, a limited-edition Richard Mille that could fetch $4m. The RM56-02 AO Tourbillon Sapphire, with its movement suspended inside a transparent case, is one …
  • Christie's says its website and app are now functioning again after they were hit by a 10-day outage during its busiest period of the year. The auction house was forced to extend five online-only sales, postpone its Rare Watches …
  • The founder of British lab grown company Skydiamond says he plans to appeal, after advertising watchdogs insisted he must use terms such as such as "synthetic", "laboratory-grown" or "laboratory-created" to describe his…
  • The oldest jewelry store in the state of California, USA, is closing its doors after 172 years. Shreve & Co has been trading in San Francisco since1852 after George C. Shreve and his nephew joined the California Gold Rush….
  • Watches of Switzerland (WoS) has reported increased Q4 revenues of $483m, led by a 14 per hike in US sales (at constant currency rates). The UK-based retailer said revenue across its 223 stores was up 4 per cent…
  • A 6.21-carat fancy vivid pink diamond sold for $12m at Philips Geneva. The pre-sale estimate for the VS1 clarity, Type IIa gem, set in a ring, was $10.5m to $15m. It was the highlight of The Geneva Jewels Auction: Two…
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