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101-carat Colombian emerald bracelet poised for success at Bonhams, May 24
NEW YORK – Bonhams New York Jewels sale, taking place on Tuesday, May 24, is filled with Hollywood glamour and Art Deco treasures from three important American collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
GWS to auction celebrity’s unique Hermes 18K gold and emerald brooch
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – A fabulous custom-designed Hermes brooch will cross the auction block on Saturday, July 1, in a sale conducted by GWS Auctions Inc., with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.com.
Court battle over giant Brazilian emerald nears resolution
LOS ANGELES (AP) – An incredible hulk of an emerald weighing 840 pounds (381 kilograms) was hauled out of a Brazilian mine more than a decade ago and began a global odyssey that ended in Los Angeles Superior Court, where a fight over its ownership is nearing resolution. On Tuesday, a judge eliminated from consideration […]
Rare 1,040-carat emerald to be auctioned Aug. 29
TEHACHAPI, Calif. – An emerald of extraordinary size will be offered for sale by GovernmentAuction.com on Sunday, Aug. 29. Widely known as the Polly Emerald, the gemstone is an amazing 1,040 carats and has recently been appraised for $454,000 by a GIA certified appraiser. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live bidding for this special auction, which […]