Tag Archives: auction

the Crane Gilt-Metal Chaplet

a #tiara replicating a crown of laurels sold for £1250 at Sotheby’s London auction on March 15th. Continue reading

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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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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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Westminster Tiara Week: the Halo Tiara Tuesday

a fabulous belle-epoque tiara that once contained the Acrot, George IV and Hastings diamonds. Continue reading

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the Westminster Tiara collection: the Chamuet Kokoshnik with Blue Enamel

part of the famed Westminster tiara collection, the Chamuet Belle Epoque Kokoshnik was sold at Christie’s Geneva in 2015. Continue reading

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