Christie’s, The Pink Legacy In Geneva this past November, Christie’s sold the nearly 19-carat Pink Legacy diamond for more than £38.5 million—several million more than its estimated sale price. The rectangular-cut diamond—which, at the time of the auction was set into a ring—is the largest fancy vivid pink diamond ever to come up for sale. The Gemological […]
Christie’s has sold the Pink Legacy for £38.5 million – and bidding only took five minutes
How this skincare line is changing the lives of women and girls in rural India.
Mundane earthly materials become extraordinary works of art at the hands of Mish.
Vintage jewellery expert Lee Siegelson breaks down the must-know jewelry designers from the last century.
Mellerio’s new Medici necklace builds on a portfolio of strong innovations that date back centuries.
Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest vivid pink diamond on record. The gem is part of the company’s 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, which is composed of 63 diamonds that, in total, weigh in at more than 51 carats. The tender is an annual sale of the finest pink, purple, red, and violet diamonds found […]
You could call Kirby Chambliss a daredevil. But he would say he just takes “calculated risks.” As a world champion aerobat, he weaves ultra-lightweight single-engine planes through a harrowing series of “air gates”—marked by pairs of 80-foot-tall inflated pylons—with utter precision, all the while managing gusts of wind, occasional engine failures, and chest-crushing g forces. But this […]
Suzanne Syz is best known for crafting bold pieces made with ultra-colourful, candy-like gems, and often draws inspiration from her personal collection of vibrant contemporary art. In addition to owning works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Julian Schnabel, Syz can count herself as a Warhol subject—she and her young son Marc posed for Warhol’s aptly […]