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Three magnificent sapphires auctioned at Christie’s

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Sapphire Jewellery Sydney The Rockefeller Sapphire In 2001 Christie’s sold the 62.02 carat Burmese cornflower blue rectangular Rockefeller Sapphire. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. had bought it in 1934 from the Nizam of Hyderabad through the New York jeweller Raymond Yard. In the 1940s Rockefeller asked Pierre Cartier to recut the stone into this unique shape … Continue reading Three magnificent sapphires auctioned at Christie’s

The A, B, C of the Smithsonian Collection in Washington DC

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Jewellery Appraisal Sydney Jewellery Valuation at Diamonds by Design A is the American Golden Topaz from Minas Gerais in Brazil, which has 172 facets and weighs almost 23,000 carats — that’s 4½ kilos, ¬ which makes it one of the biggest gemstones in the world. The almost 12-kilo piece of rough belonged to Dr Edgar … Continue reading The A, B, C of the Smithsonian Collection in Washington DC

Some Smithsonian sapphires — stones with a great backstory

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Sapphire Jewellery  Sydney Diamonds by Design – Custom Sapphire Rings Design The Star of Artaban Have you ever read The Other Wise Man by Henry van Dyke? Artaban, the fourth Wise Man, was on his way to Bethlehem, but failed to meet up with the Magi. The Star of Artaban was the sapphire (together with … Continue reading Some Smithsonian sapphires — stones with a great backstory

The Oscars III

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Jewellery Designer Sydney Some of the most wearable jewellery at this year’s Oscars came from lesser known designers and not the big five: Bulgari, Cartier, Chopard, Harry Winston and Tiffany. Jewellery Designer Sydney: Diamond Earrings & Necklaces, Oscars 2019 Maya Rudolph was on the worst dressed list with slicked back hair and a billowing, baggy, … Continue reading The Oscars III

The Oscars II

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Jewellers Sydney Well, these seem to have been the most compelling Academy Awards in years, due to the battle between traditional values and the 21st century. However in jewellery this year the conservatives generally won. Jewellers Sydney: The Diamond Jewellery of the Oscars 2019 Lady Gaga in the ultimate Tiffany necklace was not the only … Continue reading The Oscars II

The Oscars I

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Jewellery Design Sydney Well, host or no host, and despite the difference of opinion about how long speeches should be and whether Green Book or BlacKkKlansman should have won the Oscar, the dresses were beautiful and most of the jewellery was spectacular. Jewellery Design Sydney: Lady Gaga’s Yellow Diamond in the Oscars 2019 And the … Continue reading The Oscars I

Marie Antoinette’s jewellery sold at Sotheby’s

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Marie Antoinette Jewellery Auction In Geneva, on November 12, 2018, Sotheby’s sold one of the most important royal jewellery collections ever to come to auction, that of the Italian royal House of Bourbon-Parma. Sotheby’s says this collection, which “spans centuries of European history, from the reign of Louis XVI to the fall of the Austro-Hungarian … Continue reading Marie Antoinette’s jewellery sold at Sotheby’s

What lifts Diamonds by Design above other jewellery designers?

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Top Jewellery Designer Sydney Value, integrity, sustainability — those are three very good reasons to choose Diamonds by Design when you are looking for a piece of jewellery for yourself or as a gift. Whether you would like to have a new piece of jewellery professionally designed or an old one expertly repaired, whether you … Continue reading What lifts Diamonds by Design above other jewellery designers?

Latest trends in stones and settings

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Latest Gemstone Trends 2018 Australia There used to be a time when trends started slowly and would take months to hit a peak before slowing fading out over many more months. Now there’s social media and instant everything, so that some trends start, peak and die off before you’ve even had a chance to notice … Continue reading Latest trends in stones and settings

Most inspired designs of 2017

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Best Jewellery Designs in Sydney for 2017! If one word could sum up the best jewellery designs of 2017, it would be ‘vintage’. What was old is new again! This doesn’t mean that people raided their grandmother’s collection in droves, but a lot of new pieces have been made with that old flair. While the … Continue reading Most inspired designs of 2017