A luxury Hermes bag shattered the world auction record in Hong Kong on Wednesday, fetching an eye-popping $380,000, Christie’s said.
Christie’s sold $79.8 million (HKD 618.7 million) worth of jewelry at its Hong Kong auction this week, with luxury brand Harry Winston purchasing the most expensive diamond.
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The government of Sierra Leone rejected a $7.8 million bid for a 709.48-carat rough diamond last week, as the stone failed to meet the reserve price, Reuters reported.
Belgian inspectors are checking diamond companies’ offices at random, the latest in a series of inspections to prevent money laundering, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) has confirmed.
Highly coveted fancy intense and vivid blues are challenging to find in the market
The collection showcases some of the most beautiful ornaments from the Mughal empire and the period of British rule.