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  1. HK's rich and famous expected to snap up rare, pink diamonds

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The hosts of the world's only closed auction for rare, pink diamonds are hoping to achieve record prices following exclusive viewings in Hong Kong this week. Just a handful of the region's top diamond dealers have been invited to individual viewings of the 65 diamonds in Rio Tinto Diamond's 2007 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender, being held at a closely guarded secret location ...

  2. Diamond investors bid high

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is enjoying a boom as more people look to alternative sources of investment to protect themselves from rocky financial times. Top-quality diamonds are leading the trend. A growing community ... of a pair of D-colour Golconda diamonds that fetched a record HK$1,555,730 (US$200,000) per carat. And at Sotheby's Hong Kong jewellery auction last month, a new record was set for a fancy ...

  3. On style, she rules

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE DICTATOR I was looking at sapphire earrings in a shop today and wondering where the sapphires come from. I found it odd, with all the talk of 'blood diamonds' and other ... in Myanmar and have discontinued purchases until further notice,' he said. Regarding conflict diamonds, Chen said Tiffany was involved in the global effort by governments and the industry ...

  4. Rare gems still dazzle

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft Establishing rarity is of utmost importance to owners of fine diamonds and gemstones. Exquisite diamonds and coloured gemstones of extraordinary quality or size ... most significant diamonds and gems, they have such precise descriptions, which clearly denote the gems' place in the hierarchy of jewels. Qualifications can include the largest ...

  5. News - World - AUCTION

    'Archduke Joseph' diamond sells for record price at Christie's in Geneva

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Geneva

    ... Reuters in Geneva Massive diamond fetches world record HK$158m A huge, internally flawless diamond from India's fabled Golconda mines was sold at auction in Geneva for a record 20.355 ... is a world record for a Golconda diamond and a world record price per carat for a colourless diamond," Francois Curiel, director of the international jewellery department at Christie's, ...

  6. Man-made, and nature's best friend

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Synthetic diamonds' day has come, says American maker And then man created... diamonds. Or, at least, that is the blurb of the US-based company using Soviet-designed technology to create synthetic, or 'cultured', diamonds. Debuting in Hong Kong at the Jewellery and Watch Fair this week, the Gemesis cultured diamond company yesterday unveiled ...

  7. Diamonds add glamour

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bonhams offers a magnificent selection of jadeite and diamonds this week: 238 lots with a total estimate of more than HK$101 million. Highlights include lot 732, a jadeite and diamond necklace and earring suite estimated at HK$16.8 million to HK$20 million, and lot 728, a pair of Harry Winston 7ct and 6.94ct D/IF Type lla pear-shaped diamonds, and diamond ear clips, cluster tops ...

  8. A gem of a film launch puts diamonds at the top of the agenda

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai The folks at Forevermark jewellers are so proud of their diamonds that they've made a film about the little sparklers. Guests at the film launch on Tuesday at The Space, ... emcee Lisa Selesner likened the film to one of her favourite fashion-related television shows. 'The film is kind of like America's Next Top Model; it shows where the diamonds come ...

  9. HK to boost diamond flow north

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu The Diamond Federation of Hong Kong and the Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE) plan to strengthen co-operation to lift diamond exports from Hong Kong to Shanghai to more than US$800 million this year. In 2010, the total value of polished diamonds exported from Hong Kong to the SDE- the only diamond import and export trading platform on the mainland- amounted to US$557 ...

  10. Cutting edge of creative excellence

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft As with most things in life, size does matter. And, if you want to make an impact, nowhere is this more true than with the size of your diamonds. But to be truly unique and stand out from the crowd, you should have not only a large diamond, but also one cut in an innovative way. After all, if you are special, why shouldn't the cut of your diamond ...




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