Category Archives: auction news

drooling dimanches: big 3 necklace

  our excuse for not posting this week For obvious reasons, we frequently wastes hours ogling the auction house catalogues, trolling for tiaras that are coming to the block. I guess it’s the closest thing that will come to watching porn for … Continue reading

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tiara update! Chamuet Belle Epoque Kokoshnik of the Westminsters no Longer Part of the Collection

once the most unique tiara in the Westminster Collection, the Chamuet Belle Epoque Kokoshnik sold this Tuesday Continue reading

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tiara time! Princess Katharina Henckel von Donnersmarck’s Emerald Circlet

sold at sotheby’s in 2011, this incredibly rare #tiara once belonged to German #Princess Henckel von Donnersmarchk Continue reading

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a 100-Carat Diamond for Our Flawlessly Third Blogaversary!

What sweethearts, those guys at Sotheby’s! In honor of our 3rd anniversary as your Blog Hostess, those chuckleheads forwent an estimated $25 million gavel estimate to simply give us above ring to say ‘congratulations.’ Aw, thank you guys! The 100-carat, … Continue reading

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Westminster Tiara Sunday: the Rosebery Tiara

We made it, tiara pilgrims! Sometimes they’re not all pretty, sometimes they’re not all your cup of tea but a theme week is always a learning experience. Fittingly, there were seven tiaras to round the week out to a T. … Continue reading

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high drama at the pink diamond auction

Just as we predicted, the Pink Star became the most-paid-for diamond in the history of auction. $83 million USD. (Poor “the Orange,” only the day before broke the record for most money spent per carat as well as most for … Continue reading

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Orange Diamond Sets Two World Records with Only One Bang of the Gavel

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! If you tend to fret without your blue blanket and detest the romantic advances of your neighbor Sally, then we’re not on the same page. We’re alluding to something that is not currently rotting … Continue reading

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