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The 20 Most Expensive Pieces of Jewelry Ever Made

Originally published on  http://www.therichest.com/luxury/most-expensive/the-20-most-expensive-pieces-of-jewelry-ever-made/ Archaeologists have shown that humans have been creating and wearing jewelry for thousands of years. From simple shell necklaces to bejewelled crowns and bracelets, people have a long history of covering themselves with expensive and expressive art and decorations. When it comes to expensive jewelry, most of us envision royalty or celebrities covered […]

Billionaire Buys 7-year-old Daughter Most Expensive Diamond Ever

Originally published at http://fortune.com/2015/11/12/billionaire-diamond-auction/

Hong Kong billionaire Joseph Lau shelled out a record $48.5 million to buy the “Blue Moon” diamond at a Sotheby’s auction Wednesday, renaming the 12.03-carat diamond the “Blue Moon of Josephine” in honor of his daughter.

7-Carat Blue Diamond Expected to Sell for $19M

Hong Kong–The largest round fancy vivid blue diamond ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America will be offered for sale when Sotheby’s holds its Oct. 7 sale in Hong Kong. The 7.59-carat round brilliant internally flawless fancy blue vivid diamond, called “The Premier Blue,” is expected to garner more than $19 million. The Premier […]

Selling Gold and Precious Metal Jewelry

Thinking about selling your gold or precious metal jewelry? Here is a great article by fellow Master Gemologist Appraiser® Nancy Stacy.Read now

$50 Million in Diamonds Stolen at Brussels Airport

By Rob Bates, Reprinted from JCK Online On Feb. 19, some $50 million in diamonds were stolen at the Brussels airport by four armed men posing as police officers, according to news reports and local sources. The men bore a hole in an airport security fence, drove onto the tarmac with two cars, and then […]