Diamond Stud Earrings For Kim And Kanye's Daughter
The daughter of realty star Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West has been gifted an expensive diamond and stud earrings for her first birthday by her celebrity parents. Reportedly about half a carat weight set in platinum, the dazzling diamond and the stud is estimated to cost $1,500.
The simple diamond stud earrings were spotted when the family set out to celebrate the special day which also falls on the Father's Day at the Children's Museum Of Manhattan.
Largest Flawless Blue Diamond Auctioned For Record Price
At the recent Christie's Geneva auction an extremely rare pear-shaped blue diamond was sold for $23.8 million record price. The stunningly flawless 13.22 carat gem is reportedly the largest vivid blue diamond in the world.
According to the auction house, in the past decade, only three blue diamonds of 10 carats or more with the same vivid grading for intensity have been sold at auction, all weighing less than 12 carats and none flawless. Reportedly mined in South Africa, 'The Blue' as it is called also set a world auction record of $2 million per carat for a blue diamond.
Further, seven records were set at the Geneva auction including the highest amount ever paid for a yellow diamond - $16.3 million for the 100.09-carat Graff Vivid Yellow diamond ring.
Other gemstones jewelry which was sold much higher than the estimates included a 1912 Cartier diamond brooch for $17.5 million, 660 percent more than when it was first sold at Christie's in Geneva in 1991, and a pear-shaped and D-color flawless 75.97-carat diamond sold for almost $14.5 million.
Sotheby's this Spring auction sold a world record $141.5 million in jewelry.
Huge Diamond Ring On Amal's Finger Confirms Ties With Clooney
British lawyer Amal Alamuddin was recently spotted with a huge diamond ring on her engagement finger confirming her seven-month alliance with Hollywood star George Clooney. 36 year old Amal is a London-based human rights lawyer, who has represented Wikileaks' Julian Assange, and has worked alongside the UN's former Secretary-General Kofi Anan.
Reportedly, the ring possesses a warm and classic look in spite of its size. The neatly shaped emerald-cut diamond worth about double digits carat-wise features a single stone with a delicate platinum band.
Mary-Kate's Big Diamond Ring Spotted
Mary-Kate Olsen was recently spotted wearing a huge diamond ring sparking rumors that the American actress might be engaged to her 44 year old US-based French banker boyfriend. Olivier Sarkozy and Mary-Kate, 27 have been together for about 2 years.
Reportedly the classic unique ring is large, round white diamond in a heavy gold setting folded around the sparkling stone 'like a pie crust'. More specifically it is believed to be an 18-carat yellow gold vintage design. The round, oval center stone is either a rough-cut gray or white diamond.
Diamond Ring On 'The' Finger Sparks Rumors For Amber
Amber Heard was spotted recently wearing a huge diamond ring on her engagement finger. This has sparked a series of rumors that Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have got engaged. Amber, 27 and Johnny, 50 have been together for more than a year now but the ring was a surprise.
Since the actress has been attempting to hide the ring, a detailed image of the diamond ring is yet to surface.
A Diamond-Ruby Ring Sparks Engagement Rumors For Diane Kruger
German actress and former fashion model Diane Kruger was recently seen in Los Angeles with a dazzling three-tiered, diamond-and-ruby-encrusted ring on her engagement finger, sparking rumors about her relationship status with Joshua Jackson. Kruger, 37 and Jackson, 35 a Canadian-American actor have been together for eight years.
The spotted diamond ring is big in size and makes a trendy style statement. Reportedly the ring is made in 18-karat pink gold with 2.51-carat diamonds and rubellite.
Sotheby's To Auction Rare Egyptian, African And Indian Inspired Jewels
At the forthcoming auction of Magnificent Jewels to be held on 11 December 2013 in New York, Sotheby’s is featuring a range of more than 60 years old spectacular jewels inspired by Egypt, Africa and India among few other beautiful jewelry from distinguished family collection.
Engraved with rare emeralds, rubies and diamonds, these intricate jewels are expected to be sold higher than the estimated prices. These exquisite jewelry include an 1947 Indian inspired 18 karat gold, emerald and diamond necklace and set with more than 100 carats of Colombian emeralds, a pair of 18 karat gold, emerald, ruby and diamond ear clips, inspired by the lush flora and fauna of India, and a gold, emerald, diamond and ruby brooch, encasing a 41.20 carat Colombian emerald in an ornate diamond frame. Also on the spotlight are fancy vivid yellow diamond, colored diamond and diamond ring centering a cut-cornered square modified brilliant-cut 51.75 carat fancy vivid yellow diamond, vs1 clarity, and a platinum, 18 karat gold, emerald and diamond bracelet set with eight cushion- cut Colombian emeralds together weighing almost 80 carats.
An Egyptian-revival faience and jeweled brooch designed as an Egyptian fan centering an ancient green glazed bust of the goddess sekhmet, set against the lapis lazuli sky twinkling with diamond stars is one of the many magnificent jewels which have garnered attention. This particular brooch was exhibited in 1924 at the French Industrial Exposition, Grand Central Palace, New York.
A Range Of Stunning Famous Jewelry To Be On Display
Spectacular jewels worn by Hollywood legends and royalty across the world will be on display next month at the Grand Palais, Paris, from 4th December. Brought by Cartier these include the famous 9.65 x 9.59 cm brooch crafted in 1940 with stones as a flamingo's body set with calibrated diamonds, sapphire feathers, rubies and emeralds belonging to the Duchess of Windsor, beautiful collection from late Elizabeth Taylor, and a brooch created in 1944 after the Liberation of Paris, showing a freed bird made from gems in France's tricolor.
Also on display in this exquisite exhibition is the actress Grace Kelly’s emerald-cut 10.47 carat engagement ring given to her by Prince Rainier of Monaco, as well as actress Gloria Swanson’s diamond, platinum and rock crystal bracelets created in 1930 which she wore in Perfect Understanding and Sunset Boulevard.
A clip brooch and a pair of three-dimensional ear clips featuring tiger custom-designed for Barbara Hutton, heiress to the Woolworth stores - will also be seen in this Cartier exhibition which is expected to showcase 600 pieces of jewelry. Further, another unusual piece made for Mexican actress María Félix’s featuring two entwined reptiles made from gold inset with diamonds and emeralds and weighing more than 126 carats would also be displayed.
Designed by Louis Cartier in 1902 a diamond hair piece which Stella McCartney wore to the Met Ball in 2012 is also part of the beautiful and dazzling array of jewels to be exhibited in Paris.
An Exceedingly Rare Pink Diamond Sells For World Record Price
A stunning pink diamond measuring 2.69cm by 2.06cm and of about 60 carats was sold for $83m at a Sotheby's auction in Geneva recently. The world record price received for this diamond surpassed the earlier cost of $46m for a diamond.
Originally 132.5 carat in its rough state, it has taken almost two years to cut and polish the rare pink diamond. Renamed as the Pink Dream, the diamond was mined by De Beers in Africa in 1999.
Sotheby's has sold almost $200m worth of jewelry in its current auction, a record for a single auction according to the company.
Zoe Saldana Reveals Her Emerald Engagement Ring
Zoe Saldana finally revealed her stunning emerald engagement ring recently. Though the 35yr old actress married in June, the beautiful pear-shaped emerald and diamond ring presented by her Italian boyfriend Marco Perego was only now in full display on the red carpet at the LACMA Art + Film Gala in LA.
Reportedly it is a cabochon cut of about 10 carats which seems to be custom-designed. With .75-to 1.00-carat trillions on each side, the center stone and side stones are in a halo setting with pave diamonds down the shank. Also engraved are two smaller diamonds that flank the green gemstone as well as the tiny diamonds along the band.
The spectacular emerald ring is one of the many recent emerald rings that have enjoyed celebrities’ admiration.