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06 july 2020

Young Diamantaires: We create initiatives for the benefit of diamond communities worldwide

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses recently launched its Young Diamantaires website. The organization has worked for the past four years with young members of the diamond community all over the world to create a platform through which they can express...

29 june 2020

Those who implement the right anti-crisis strategies have more chances

It is not surprising that because of the pandemic and the crisis, the most heated debate in the jewellery industry is about what is happening and the possible ways of survival. Irina Slesareva, an expert, art director of the Russian Diamond Line contest...

22 june 2020

The secondary diamond market in Russia is not mature although its prospects are huge

Pavel Barannik, the founder and head of the Moscow Gemological Laboratory, the founder of the Gemological Institute and President of the Moscow Diamond Club, graduated from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). He is an expert and consultant...

15 june 2020

Johan Erikson: The industry needs to spend more on advertising and marketing

First Element is a fully independent Diamond Services Company registered in Belgium, Botswana, South Africa and Dubai. First Element is committed to providing a world class diamond service aimed at adding value to the entire supply chain, from the daily...

08 june 2020

Christie’s to hold nine jewellery auctions globally

24 june 2020
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Christie’s Jewels has announced its global sales calendar for June and July 2020, saying that both will be live and online auctions, in all major sale sites including Geneva, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Paris. The auction house plans to hold a total of nine auctions… five live and four online.
The auction calendar has commenced with Jewels Online in New York between June 16-30 and will end with Important Jewels in London from July 30.
The following is the calendar announced by Christie’s for auctions in June and July:
Online Auction: New York | Jewels Online | 16-30 June 2020
Online Auction: Geneva | 101 Cartier Clocks | 7 to 21 July 2020
Online Auction: Hong Kong | Diamonds That Care | 3 to 13 July 2020
Live Auction: Paris | Fine Jewels | 8 July 2020
Live Auction: Hong Kong | Magnificent Jewels | 9 July 2020
Live Auction: Geneva | Magnificent Jewels | 22 July 2020
Live Auction: New York | Magnificent Jewels | 29 July 2020
Live Auction: London | Important Jewels | 30 July 2020
Online Auction: | Jewels Online | 22 July to 6 August 2020
The July sales close with the online auction of Jewels Online  from 22 July to 6 August, which will offer over 250 lots of fine jewels and iconic designs by celebrated houses including Graff, David Morris, JAR, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels.

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