Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million






Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million $BID Tad Smith, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) President & CEO, commented: “Beginning with the Bowie sales in London, continuing with the Impressionist and Modern evening and day sales in New York, adding the Geneva jewelry sale performance, and ending with the Contemporary evening and day sales […]






Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva






Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva $BID Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond set in a ring by Cartier that is expected to fetch up to $25-M, plus 2 centuries-old diamond jewels dating back to Russia’s imperial court. The auction house says the 8.01-carat stone with a top-rank Fancy […]






Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva

Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva






Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva Christie’s is kicking off the Geneva fall season of big-ticket jewelry auctions, headlining a pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings that are estimated to fetch 20 to 30-M Swiss Francs ($20 – 30-M). The “Miroir de l’Amour” earrings feature the largest D Flawless, or highest-quality, pear-shaped diamonds in the […]






Lucapa Diamond (OTCMKT:LCPDF) Sees Record Results from Diamond Sales

Lucapa Diamond (OTCMKT:LCPDF) Sees Record Results from Diamond Sales






Lucapa Diamond (OTCMKT:LCPDF) Sees Record Results from Diamond Sales $LCPDF Shares in Australian Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) (OTCMKT:LCPDF) rose Monday after the company announced a record result from the latest sale of diamonds from the Lulo diamond project in Angola. The Africa-focused miner said it has taken $8.3-M after selling 1,864 carats of rough diamonds, which […]






Stephen Hawking, “If Aliens call be wary of answering”

Stephen Hawking, “If Aliens call be wary of answering”






Stephen Hawking, “If Aliens call be wary of answering”  “Meeting an advanced civilization could be like Native Americans encountering Columbus, that did not turn out so well.” Physicist Stephen Hawking is convinced than ever that humans are not the only intelligent life form in the Universe. Stephen Hawking details his quest to find alien life […]






“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s






“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s A 14.6-carat blue diamond auctioned at Christie’s in Geneva for $57.5-M, including fees, becoming the most expensive diamond ever auctioned. Christie’s amended the final sale price late Wednesday night. The stone, called the “Oppenheimer Blue,” followed a record-high jewelry sale by Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Tuesday, which totaled $175-M, the […]






AP’s Diamond Fury Timepiece, Inspired by Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen

AP’s Diamond Fury Timepiece, Inspired by Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen






AP’s Diamond Fury Timepiece, Inspired by Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen The 6th season of Game of Thrones has begun, to the delight of fans of the widely successful fantasy television series. Notably, Audemars Piguet CEO Francois-Henry Bennahmias is one of the show’s many avid fans. In Singapore for the Grand Opening of the boutique at Liat […]