Sotheby’s Diamonds

Sotheby’s London could not secure a winning bid for the Lesedi La Rona diamond today. The highest bid for the stone, which is the largest gem-quality rough diamond to be found on Earth in over a...
In 1940, Shirley Temple’s stepfather paid $7,210 for a cushion-cut, fancy deep blue diamond ring in celebration of the child actress’s 12th birthday and her 44th film release, The Blue Bird . At the...
When the Hutton–Mdivani jadeite necklace comes to Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale in Hong Kong on April 7, it is expected to set a new world record for jadeite at auction.
James de Givenchy, designer for Sotheby’s Diamonds (212.894.1400, www.sothebysdiamonds.com ) , fashions avant-?garde jewelry using some of the world’s best diamonds. This year he continues to...