Pavel Sokolov: Every stone has its beauty

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“We are building a new state-of-the-art tender facility,” says Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC

Ahmed Bin Sulayem certainly needs no introduction being widely popular globally as one of the leaders of modern Dubai. As the Executive Chairman of DMCC, Ahmed Bin Sulayem has played and continues to play a key role in establishing and positioning DMCC...

20 may 2019

De Beers scaling up Tracr ahead of formal launch

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13 may 2019

The perfect couple - platinum and diamonds

The Jewelry House of Leon Megé located in New York has long been firmly established in the jewelry market as a source of magnificent jewelry, in which platinum and diamonds often sparkle being married together and attracting everyone’s eyes, but are...

06 may 2019

The technology of growing single-crystal diamonds has now become industrial in nature

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29 april 2019

HK auction to display historical jewels next month

30 april 2019
A wide range of fine jewellery adorned with rare sapphires, rubies, emeralds and fancy colour diamonds are taking centre stage at Phillips Hong Kong Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale scheduled for May 27, says a report in

Image credit: Phillips Asia

Terry Chu, head of Jewellery at Phillips Asia, said, “We are pleased to present a carefully curated auction showcasing both contemporary and vintage jewellery design with a modern sensibility, from the iconic Graff ‘Butterfly’ diamond brooch to the unique Art Deco Mauboussin gem-set and diamond sautoir necklace.”
The report adds that Ashoka® cut diamonds, iconic pieces of modern and vintage jewellery by renowned makers, as well as fine jadeites in traditional forms and contemporary designs will be offered for sale. Also for sale will be a pair of Kashmir sapphire ear-clips signed by Harry Winston as well as exceptional Sri Lankan sapphires, vintage jewellery and dazzling diamond pieces.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished