Diamonds Are Forever

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will feature sparkling diamond jewelry, well-crafted clocks and furniture, intricately decorated accessories and much more at its sale on Saturday, June 8.

A Disney Jewel Saga

For three days starting May 28, glitter and gold from Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany, Fabergé and Bulgari will go under the hammer: a perfect occasion to update the jewelry box.

Swing into Summer

Thomaston Place's upcoming three-day auction weekend will kick off summer with over 1,500 lots, from fine jewelry and watches to 19th century paintings and Asian antiques.

Jewelry and Fine Art Star at Susanin's Auctions

An original gouache painting done around 1930 by the French painter Maurice Utrillo, an engagement ring set boasting a 3.28-carat emerald cut diamond, and an 18kt yellow gold Patek Philippe Calatrava men’s watch with original alligator band are a few expected top lots in back-to-back auctions planned for May 21st and 22nd by Susanin’s Auctions.

Were Gustav Klimt and Adele Bloch-Bauer lovers?

The relationship of Gustav Klimt and Adele Bloch-Bauer has been questioned for over a century. After a ring potentially belonging to Adele sold at Sotheby's for far over its estimate, we decided to dive back into the fascinating history of the young muse.

Barnebys’ Guide to Diamonds

When it comes to diamonds, there's an array of possibilities that can affect the gem’s value. With numbers and names for carats, colors, clarity and cuts, it’s easy to become confused when looking for jewelry at auction. The lot description usually consists of numbers and abbreviations – but what do they actually mean? Here, Barnebys will help you to become the best diamond expert!

Make a Statement with John Pye

Aren't you a bit tired of desecrated jewelry? Well so are we! The flimsy days of thin, delicate rings and dainty chains are over, it’s now time for the chunky pieces to re-enter the stage. John Pye’s upcoming auction features several chunky, fashionable pieces for you to lay for hands on. The statement ring is back!

Fabergé's eternal Easter

Before settling in Nicolas I’s Imperial Russia in the 1830s, the Fabergé family, after fleeing France’s hostility towards Protestants, spread out to Germany, then Livonia, on the Baltic coast.

Tiffany, the King of Diamonds

Diamonds are eternal, and welcome at any time of the day, even – or maybe especially – at breakfast. Film director Blake Edwards knew this for a fact when he immortalised Audrey Hepburn in a black Givenchy dress, lingering in front of the jewellery store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

Belperron and Cartier Highlight Upcoming Fortuna Sales

Three of the most sparkling days of the spring 2018 auction season occur later this month, when Fortuna of New York hosts auctions of fine jewelry and wristwatches by the likes of Suzanne Belperron, Cartier, Verdura, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co. on April 25, 26, and 27.

How we fell in love with diamonds

According to Marilyn Monroe, there a ''girl's best friend,'' Elizabeth Taylor was a firm believer that ''big girls need'' them. whilst Mary Frances Gerety said they were ''forever.'' We're talking diamonds, of course.

The Crown Jewels: Five times royal jewelry made headlines at auction

As Meghan Markle attends dress fittings, Princess Charlotte starts nursery, and not to mention a few million of us watching a little show called The Crown: 2018 looks set to be a rather royal year. On January 17, Sotheby's will hold their Of Royal and Noble Descent auction in New York, which features a replica set of the British Crown Jewels which were ordered on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth's Coronation.  We check out five auctions of some of the most incredible royal jewelry pieces.