There’s lot going on in the jewelry world. While some historic jewelry is up for display, other is up for auction. The article brings you two latest and happening news from around the world. Be updated!
1. Historic Titanic Jewelry on Display
Remember the blue sapphire pendant worn by Kate Winslet in the movie Titanic? You must have surely loved it! Now, it’s time to view the real jewelry collection from the historic ship, Titanic.
Researchers left no stone unturned to explore the place where the ship sank. And it was in 1987, they found a bag with sapphire rings, necklaces, cuff links, and other jewelry items.
The collection is up for display in three cities in America. Starting this Friday, the jewelry will be on display in Atlanta for two months, then in Orlando, Las Vegas.
Want to know more about it? Read this article on Washington Post.
2. 76.02 Carat Diamond Up for Sale in Geneva, Switzerland
According to Jewelry News Asia, Archduke Joseph Diamond of 76.02 Carat is up for sale at an auction. The auction is set to take place in Geneva, Switzerland on November 13, 2012. The diamond is supposed to bring in $15 Million out of the auction sale.
Its origin is traced back to the Golconda mines in Hyderabad, India and is among the most . Golconda mines are one of the sources where world’s most historic diamonds such as Koh-i-noor, the Regend, and the Hope diamond were found.
Archduke Joseph Diamond has a perfect color, and has internally flawless clarity. Thus, making it so pricey and one of the precious diamonds in the world. Wait and watch who shells out $15 Million to buy it.
[UPDATE - Nov 14th, 2012] – The above Archduke Joseph diamond fetches a whopping $21.5 million. Source: http://www.businessweek.com
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