Found 9 articles matching Gems category.
  • Nov 6 2015
  • 6 Nov 2015

True Blue: Knowing the True Value of Turquoise

What’s in a name? When it comes to buying jewelry, this can be a very important question. And when it comes to gemstones, finding out […]

  • May 1 2014
  • 1 May 2014

28-Carat Kashmir Sapphire sets Price-Per-Carat Record at Sotheby’s Auction

NEW YORK – An exceptional, Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring sold for $5,093,000 on April 29 at Sotheby’s, setting a new world auction record price […]

  • Nov 5 2013
  • 5 Nov 2013

The Pink Star, One of the World’s Most Valuable Diamond, Could Realize $60 Million

GENEVA –The Pink Star, the most valuable diamond ever to be offered at auction, will be go under the gavel in Sotheby’s Geneva sale of […]

  • Oct 15 2013
  • 15 Oct 2013

Sports Card & Memorabilia Roundup: Honus Wagner Fraud and Bejeweled Hoops Cards

For those with simply a mere casual interest or for those more heavily invested in the sports card and memorabilia hobby, issues related to the […]

  • Mar 15 2013
  • 15 Mar 2013

Diamond Wise: Facts You Should Know before You Buy or Sell that Engagement Ring

Buying and selling diamonds can be both easy and then complicated. Many believe that if you have a handle on the Four Cs—color, clarity, carat […]

  • Jul 13 2009
  • 13 Jul 2009

Any Way You Look At It, the Fiery Opal Is Certainly a Thing of Beauty

If you were born in the month of October, then in all probability you know that your birthstone is Opal. Its brilliant, flashing, fiery colors, […]

  • Jan 24 2009
  • 24 Jan 2009

Authenticating Ancient Chinese Jades Using Scientific Methods

By Janet G. Douglas Many collectors and museums have questions relating to the authentication of ancient Chinese jades in light of the current market where […]

  • May 12 2008
  • 12 May 2008

Onassis Diamond is Huge and Flawless

LONDON – Another huge diamond is hitting the market – this time it’s a pear-shaped gem that belonged to heiress Christina Onassis. It will be auctioned June 11 at Christie’s with an estimated value as high as $4.3 million.

  • Nov 15 2007
  • 15 Nov 2007

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend…

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend…

Needless to say you have seen and heard this quote many times and it is true. In the collecting world jewelry it’s golden whether it’s gold or not. There are so many categories of jewelry it is mind boggling! All people (yes men too!) collect jewelry in some form or another.