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The 16th Century Ana Maria pearl is expected to fetch $1.5 million at Christie's.
When is a single pearl worth millions? First, it has to be natural. Natural pearls are the exceedingly rare and basically extinct species that yield prices in the millions at auction. In 2011, a natural pearl known as La Peregrina sold at Christie’s for $11 ...
 
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It fetched a whopping $433,321 at auction in Geneva.
Two royal wedding tiaras, both created by Fabergé, both designed as gifts to a noble bride, both designed in the first years of the 20th century, and both gifts from Russian relatives, will go up for auction within a day of each ...
 
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The actress just announced her engagement to Matthew Koma.
Hilary Duff and her boyfriend Matthew Koma are engaged! The couple, who have been together since early 2017 and welcomed their daughter Banks Violet Blair in October 2018, shared the news on Instagram, posting a sweet photo."He asked me to be his wife♥?," Duff ...
 
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The Camp-themed evening brought out some seriously stunning pieces.
The only thing better than the fashion at the annual Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute gala? The jewels. From larger than life diamond baubles to irreverently worn emeralds, there is no bigger night for jeweled adornment. And with this year's theme, Camp: ...
 
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Everyone knew the late Wrightsman as a devoted patron of the arts. Few knew jewelry was her secret passion.
When philanthropist and socialite Jayne Wrightsman died last Saturday at the age of 99, she was rightly lauded for her impeccable eye for fine art and antiques. Starting in the 1950s, she and her late husband, former Standard Oil of Kansas president Charles Wrightsman, ...
 
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This bold green birthstone is a perfect match for spring birthday celebrations.
What could be a more appropriate birthstone for spring babies than a brilliant green gem? But it's not just its seasonally-appropriate shade that makes emeralds such a stand out. The May birthstone has been coveted for centuries; Cleopatra prized the gems so ...
 
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The Al Thani family has amassed over 400 pieces, from Mughal emeralds to Golconda diamonds.
This is as major a collection as we’ll ever see at auction,” said Rahul Kadakia, Christie’s international head of jewelry. He was speaking of the 400 pieces the house will auction in New York on June 19 as part of the Maharajas & ...
 
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The custom jewels were a gift from Kate's parents, Michael and Carole Middleton.
Kate Middleton arrived at the royal family's annual Easter service in Windsor sporting a sleek pale blue coat—a very Easter-appropriate color. Hello! pointed out that she'd previously worn the Alexander McQueen coat for an Easter service in 2014, when she and Prince William were touring Australia. But there was ...
 
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It may just be the most modern royal jewel of all.
I did not know there was an actual ping pong ball at the top of Charles’s Prince of Wales coronet. But neither, reportedly, did Charles. This major gap in my royal jewelry knowledge was exposed at my recent panel discussion on the ...
 
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The beloved aquamarine and ruby Paul Flato necklace once belonged to Cole Porter.
It has been described as the most important piece of American jewelry. And now, actress Jennifer Tilly owns it. T&C learned of the major acquisition exclusively last week. The iconic aquamarine and ruby Belt Buckle necklace designed in 1935 by Fulco di Verdura for ...
 
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These classic pieces are some of the most coveted from the brand.
In 1837, Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young opened a "stationery and fancy goods emporium." It initially operated as Tiffany, Young, and Ellis, but the name was eventually shortened to Tiffany & Co. in 16 years later.From selling stationery items, Tiffany ...
 
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The auction of two Fabergé wedding tiaras is the jewelry coincidence of the century.
Two royal wedding tiaras, both created by Fabergé, both designed as gifts to a noble bride, both designed in the first years of the 20th century, and both gifts from Russian relatives, will go up for auction within a day of each ...
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