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January, 2017

  • 19 January

    Important Watches Auction

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    Sotheby’s sale of Important Watches on November 15 realised an above-estimate total of CHF 7,088,750 / $ 7,116,680, showing strong demand among collectors for rare and unusual pieces, as well as for top quality modern watches. Highlights included the first water-resistant perpetual calendar reference made in series by any watch ...

  • 17 January

    Mesmerising Show, Historic Jewels of the Russian Imperial Court

    Fabulous necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1971.
Formerly in the collection of Princess Salimah Aga Khan, the jewel features a stunning array of cabochon rubies, the large majority of which are of Burmese origin. The central part of the necklace can be detached and worn as a brooch.

    The Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction of Sotheby’s Geneva of November 16th featured historic jewels including some of the Russian Imperial Court from the time of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great. The auction centerpiece was an outstanding Fancy Vivid Blue diamond ring by Cartier. Weighing 8.01 carats, ...

July, 2015

  • 7 July

    HUBLOT AND BRITTO FOR ONLY WATCH CHARITY AUCTION

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    Hublot unveiled a unique watch created with Brazilian artist Romero Britto for the 6th edition of the Only Watch charity auction. This timepiece stands apart from the other models as it is being auctioned along with the canvas that inspired it. The Classic Fusion Only Watch Britto combines the traditional art ...

June, 2015

  • 19 June

    $2.5M FOR THE SINGING BIRD

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    Timepieces spanning from 1760 to 2015 brought Sotheby’s its highest ever total for a ‘various-owner’ sale of Important Watches in New York, achieving $12.5 million with a very strong 88.8% of lots sold. The centerpiece of the auction was a magnificent private collection of 22 Swiss enameled automata that achieved ...

  • 2 June

    MAGNIFICENT JEWELS

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    Making the event Magnificent Jewels sales at Sotheby’s achieved $65.1 million, marking a new record total for a jewelry auction at the Company’s New York salesroom. The auction was led by an extraordinary 100.20-carat ‘Perfect Diamond’ in a classic Emeraldcut, which sold for $22.1 million ($220,459 per carat). This result ...

August, 2013

July, 2013

  • 1 July

    HARRY WINSTON’S ONLY WATCH 2013 MIDNIGHT BIG DATE

    On September 28th, 2013 in Monaco, Harry Winston is taking part in the Only Watch charity auction organized by the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy (AMM) under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. Keenly aware of the gravity of this pathology and eager to affirm its commitment ...

June, 2013

  • 19 June

    WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A BRIOLETTE DIAMOND NAMED “THE STAR OF CHINA”

    THE FIRST DIAMOND AT AUCTION IS GIVEN A NAME HIGHLIGHTING CHINA Christie’s announces that “The Star of China” is now the name of the largest and most perfect briolette diamond offered for sale at auction, on top of the other two world record breaking diamonds, The Princie Diamond and The ...

May, 2013

  • 13 May

    1920S GLAMOUR: ART DECO JEWELS AT CHRISTIE'S LONDON IN JUNE

    Christie’s London Important Jewels sale on 5 June 2013 will feature an exquisite selection of jewels from one of the most glamorous eras in history – the 1920s. An extraordinary array of Art Deco earrings, pendants, diamonds and pearls offer the opportunity to acquire pieces from this influential period in ...

December, 2012

  • 26 December

    THE ARCHDUKE JOSEPH DIAMOND AT AUCTION

    Undoubtedly one of the rarest and most famous diamonds in the world, this magnificent gem combines an impressive size of 76.02 carats, perfect colour, and internally flawless clarity. Its origin is traced to the ancient Golconda mines in India, the source of the world’s most coveted historical diamonds. As the ...