Blue diamond sets auction record

A rare, two-stone ring set a new record price per carat for a blue diamond at auction when it sold for $15.7 million to an Asian collector. The ring features a 9.87 carat colorless triangular-shaped diamond paired with a triangular 10.95 carat “Fancy Vivid” blue diamond, the largest such blue diamond of this cut ever … Continued

Gresso – Another Million-Dollar Cell Phone

Luxury phone maker Gresso introduces its new Luxor Series, which features the Luxor Las Vegas and the Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot. The Jackpot version flaunts a million dollar price tag along with 180g of solid pure gold, 45.5 k black diamonds and rare African Blackwood. The Keyboard is also another innovation from the company, every … Continued

Diamond Snoopy

To commemorate Snoopy’s 60th anniversary, Hong Kong’s Fine Jewelry Brand, TSL has made a stunning 207 Carat Diamond Snoopy. The Diamond Snoopy is 5.5 inches tall and is festooned with 9,917 diamonds, 783 black diamonds and 415 rubies. It took 8 months to complete and its proposed retail price is HK$2,888,880 (US$370,380).

Rare blue diamond fetches $6.4M in Hong Kong

A rare 5.16-carat blue diamond sold at auction for $6.4 million in Hong Kong on Wednesday, confirming Asia’s fast-growing taste for the precious stone. London’s famed Moussaieff Jewellers paid more than the $5.9 million expected price tag for the pear-shaped stone, the first blue diamond from the celebrated De Beers Millennium Jewels Collection to appear … Continued

World’s Most Expensive Beauty Pageant Crown

Russia recently crowned its latest representative to the Miss World pageant, Miss Irina Antonenko. Irina Antonenko won $100,000 and the chance to represent the country in the Miss World pageant, RIA Novosti reported Sunday. The crown awarded to Antonenko is the world’s most expensive with an estimated value surpassing $1 million, RIA Novosti said.

Cullinan Heritage Diamond sells for $35.3 million

Petra Diamonds Limited announced that the 507 carat Cullinan Heritage sold for US $35.3 million, the highest sale price on record for a rough diamond. The diamond was sold on tender in South Africa and was purchased by Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Company . The Cullinan Heritage was recovered in … Continued

Blancpain Spécialités Tourbillon Diamants

Blancpain has announced the newest Spécialités Tourbillon Diamants, a 40mm men’s model with more than 20 carats of diamonds. Diamonds are clearly the theme of this over-the-top luxury timepiece—a theme that Blancpain takes with the utmost seriousness. The white gold three-piece case is set with 571 stones totaling 14.15 carats, and the dial adds another … Continued

2Oct2031 Concept Watch

Looking like a diamond or a cut stone, the 2Oct2031 watch was created by the Chinese designer Tao Ma.

“Vivid pink” diamond sells for record $10.8 million

A ring with a pink diamond the size of a chickpea was auctioned off for a record HK$83.5 million ($10.8 million) in Hong Kong on Tuesday. “Vivid Pink,” as it’s called, is a five-carat stone flanked by two white diamonds and set in a ring by elite jeweler Graff. It hails from a private collection. … Continued

iPhone 3GS Supreme for $3.2 million

With a price tag of $3.2 million, the new iPhone 3GS Supreme launched yesterday by Stuart Hughes could be the world’s most expensive phone. The handset was made for an anonymous Australian businessman with 271 grams of 22ct solid yellow gold and 136 flawless F-color diamonds totalizing 68ct. The Apple logo is made from solid … Continued

Victoria’s Secret unveils $3 million diamond bra

The 31-year old supermodel Marisa Miller was chosen to model this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra, designed by Italian jewelry house Damiani. The $3 million bra was covered in 150 carats of stones, including a 16-carat heart-shaped stone. “It’s like being a princess,” Marisa told Us Weekly. Sadly, the recession appears to have hit the … Continued

Motorola Aura Diamond Edition

Motorola has announced another expensive Aura edition called Motorola Aura Diamond Edition. Plated with 18 carat gold, it features 34 diamonds: 30 diamonds are embedded above and bellow the phone’s circular display and 4 diamonds sit on the navigation key on the brown keypad.

Royal Report: Probably World’s Priciest Mag Ever

A special edition of the Czech magazine “Royal Report” has been released with gold letters on the cover and diamonds on the alphabet R. The luxury magazine will be put up for auction and is expected to fetch more than 4 million Czech crowns ($228,936). The price includes the special edition, a yearly subscription, a … Continued

507 Carat Diamond Found in South Africa

Petra Diamonds has announced the recovery of a 507.55-carat rough white diamond from the famed Cullinan Mine in South Africa. This spectacular gemstone was recovered on Thursday 24 September and is currently with experts for analysis. Initial examinations indicate that the stone is of exceptional color and clarity, and is most likely a Type II … Continued

Amosu Diamond Blackberry

You wouldn’t expect less from designer Alexander Amosu, than this stunning World’s Most Expensive Diamond-Encrusted Blackberry. It took 350 hours of painstaking craftsmanship in solid 18 carat yellow gold, encrusted with 4,459 brilliant cut diamonds (weighing 28.43 carats). Each phone can be personalized with your name or company logo while featuring a 24-hour global concierge … Continued

Chambord Bottle Worth $2 Million

Donald Edge has created with French company Chambord a £2 million bottle of their liqueur to celebrate the new stage version of Breakfast at Tiffany’s. The iconic Chambord Royal orb bottle, hand-wrought from 18 carat yellow gold, will be encrusted with the finest round pearls, over 1,100 exquisitely cut round and pear shaped diamonds, and … Continued

World’s Most Expensive Tea Bag

In 2005, a British jeweller made the world’s most expensive tea bag to celebrate the 75th birthday of PG Tips. The bag was studded with 280 diamonds and worth £7,500. Pete Harbour, spokesman for PG Tips said: “As it’s our 75th birthday, we wanted to do something special to remind people just how much they … Continued

Hublot Black Caviar Bang

The latest addition to the million-dollar watch club is Hublot’s limited-edition Black Caviar Bang based on their highly acclaimed Big Bang model. It features an 18k white gold case and a clasp that features hundreds of precision-cut black diamonds. The watch’s total of 34.5 carats is made up of 322 diamonds on the case, 179 … Continued

Christie’s to sell rare Annenberg diamond

A giant gem will hit the auction block in New York this autumn with the sale of the 32-carat emerald-cut Annenberg diamond, which is expected to fetch as much at $5 million. The flawless ring-mounted diamond, owned by philanthropist Lee Annenberg, widow of publishing magnate Walter Annenberg, leads the auction house’s magnificent jewels sale on … Continued

Dupont Creates World’s Most Expensive Lighter

The venerable Parisian luxury goods firm of S.T. Dupont has come out with the world’s most expensive lighter priced at $79,000. The Ligne 2 Champagne lighter, part of Dupont’s Prestige Collection, is made of solid 18-carat white gold embellished with 468 brilliant-cut diamonds. Also available is a matching fountain pen also in solid 18-carat white … Continued