March 23, 2012 | $70 Million Diamond Ring is First Ever to be Carved from a Giant Diamond ~ Jeweler Shawish has unveiled a $70-million diamond ring, the first to be carved from a giant diamond. Utilizing "lasers and traditional diamond cutting and polishing techniques, the ring weighs in at an impressive 150 carats. |
The Florentine Diamond is a massive 139 karat, amber-colored diamond that is also associated with a long line of infamous deaths. Of the most famous deaths, or at least a listing of the most famous misfortunes are seen in the dramas of Queen Elizabeth I of England, King Faruk of Egypt and Maximillian of Austria, notably that of King Louis XIV and Mary Antoinette, the jewel’s ill intent can also be seen as the cause of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophia’s assassination on 28 Jun 1918 in
Largest fancy vivid orange diamond It's auction time for the filthy rich again in Geneva, where the week's headline-grabbers include the largest fancy vivid orange diamond in the world and another diamond estimated to be worth more than $60 million.Christie's is set to auction off a 14.82-carat rare gem that it says is expected to fetch up to $20 million Tuesday. Sotheby's auctions are headlined by Wednesday's offering of "The Pink Star," a vivid and flawless 59.60-carat diamond estimated to…
Pear Shaped Rubellite Earrings Wixon Custom These wonderful gemstone earrings were designed and created in-house by Wixon Jewelers' designers. They feature 4.62-carats of pear shaped Rubellite gemstones from Brazil. The stones are set in a combination of 18k white and rose gold with a modern styled ribbon wrap design. Too add even more beauty to these earrings, the goldsmiths added almost a half-carat of round diamonds into these earrings!
(1) The Star of America, (2) The Blue Heart, (3) The Beau Sancy, (4) The Dresden Green, (5) The Victoria-Transvaal, (6) The Archduke Joseph, (7) The Briolette of India, (8) Cullinan I, (9) The Koh-I-Noor, (10) The Tereschenko Blue, (11) The Hope), (12) The Golden Maharaja.