The Peridot Tiara..Yes, There Is One

This is very interesting and uncommon stone for a tiara: peridot, a green option with a range of shades from rather pale and watery to an intense olive or even lime green. These particular peridots are quite fine, with good purity, huge size, and a deep olive color. There are five peridot stones in the […]

The Hope Ruby

The highly anticipated auction of “Jewels for Hope: The Collection of Mrs. Lily Safra,” held on Monday, May 14, 2012 at Christie’s Geneva raised nearly $38 million with 100 percent sold by lot and by value, far exceeding its pre-sale estimate. The top lot of the sale was a 32.08 carats cushion-shaped Burmese ruby and diamond […]