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
You wouldnâ€™t expect less from designer Alexander Amosu, than this stunning Worldâ€™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
Donald Edge has created with French company Chambord a Â£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
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 Â£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
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
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
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
This summer, upscale diamond jeweler Piaget is releasing a decadent collection that includes their signature watches, diamond necklaces, and rings. The Limelight Paradise Collection has a cocktail theme that features, naturally, cocktail rings. These cocktail rings differ from the classic work that Piaget has done in the past, in that the rings are designed to … Continued
Luxury Designer Alexander Amosu launches a series of exclusive bespoke shirts made from the finest cotton in the world. Each bespoke shirt comes as standard with silver buttons with the option of having the buttons in gold, platinum or diamond encrusted (diamond comes in various colours) Ranging from Â£400 ($650) to Â£25,000 ($40,000), these shirts … Continued
This is not the first time that Mervis Diamond Importers, a jewelry chain in Washington DC, is offering the irresistible combination of cake and diamonds. We told you about their previous offering of a cupcake with diamonds, now the companyâ€™s latest offering is a chocolate dessert designed with a diamond stud, reportedly a real one. … Continued
Alacria Royal collection, designed by Carl F. Bucherer. The watches have diamonds and either traditional blue sapphires, orange sapphires, emeralds, or rubies.
The world’s most expensive pen has finally gone on sale… for $1,470,000. As we reported in February, the Aurora Diamante contains over 30 carats of De Beers diamonds on a solid platinum barrel. It has a two-tone, rhodium-treated, 18KT solid gold nib and is personalized with a coat of arms, signature or portrait.
Chapeau d’Amour – the “hat of love” – was created by Louis Mariette in 2004. Valued at $2.7 million, it is currently the most expensive hat ever created.
French jeweler Mauboussin gave away 5,000 tiny diamonds as part of a promotion in Tokyo on Monday. The tiny diamonds were 0.1 carat diamonds worth about $50. Mauboussin’s flagship Japan store opened in Ginza, one of the most expensive pieces of real estate in Japan, in February. But the store had often been empty because … Continued
If the regular iPhone cases just donâ€™t do it for you, then maybe you should check out this new iPhone case from GnG. This case contains 140 grams of 18-carat gold as well as 200 diamonds and a logo which features 400 extra diamonds on itâ€™s own. The logo can further be customized. The shell … Continued
The Meridiist, which was launched in late 2008 is now revamped in a diamond encrusted version. Tag Heuer has launched two, ultra-glamorous models adorned in pave diamonds and precious gem stones. The grandest version of the two models boasts 1232 diamonds totaling 7.4 carats, finely set in rows along the angled sides of the phone … Continued
The Hong Kong collector who bought Cullinan’s blue diamond has named it the ‘Star of Josephine’, Petra Diamonds said on Tuesday. The flawless cushion shaped diamond, weighing 7.03 carats was purchased by Hong Kong collector Joseph Lau Luen-Hung on 12 May. “Mr Lau bought the diamond for HK$74-million (US$9.48-million) and he has already exercised his … Continued
De Beers has launched a global campaign to convince investors that diamonds are an alternative to gold as a safe-haven investment. The move is a sign of the pressure on the world’s biggest diamond miner to find new markets following the collapse of traditional sales. Stephen Lussier, De Beers’ executive director for corporate affairs, told … Continued
A flawless blue diamond weighing 7.03 carats has sold for a record 10.5 million Swiss francs ($9.49 million), the highest price paid per carat for any gemstone at auction, Sotheby’s said. The rectangular-shaped blue stone, mounted on a platinum ring, is the rarest to enter the international market this year. The anonymous phone bidder, who … Continued
As part of its 2009 collection, Rolex unveils the new Rolex Datejust 36 mm. In polished steel with either a white or yellow gold bezel emblazoned with 52 diamonds, the new Datejust 36 mm is a resolutely feminine version that continues the Datejust tradition. The Datejust 36 mm classic pieces are available in eight different … Continued