More than 300 pieces created by the celebrated House of Faberge jewellery firm, including nine of its famous jewel encrusted eggs, go on display from Wednesday 20 May at Moscow's Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
China's hunger for jewellery is boosting demand for platinum at a time when the metal is being hit by the ailing auto sector, metals consultancy Johnson Matthey said in an annual report released Monday 18 May.
A flawless vivid blue diamond weighing 7.03 carats has been sold for a record 10.5 million Swiss francs (6.2 million pounds), the highest price paid per carat for any gemstone at auction, Sotheby's said.
Thought Sacha Baron Cohen couldn't get any more outrageous? Think again. The British actor debuted a video excerpt on Friday from his new mockumentary style movie "Bruno" featuring a gay, Austrian fashionista alter-ego to rival his 2006 over-sexed Kazakh TV reporter Borat.
Rumours about the influx of new capital from a large group or investment fund have come to an end. De Grisogono will with Fawaz Gruosi, the founder, who will hold 49%, whilst 40% will be ceded to “a pool of investors, composed of friends and family”.
An exhibition of luxury watches opening this week will attempt to lure cash-strapped buyers back into jewelry stores to boost sales. The exhibition, "Time and the Jeweler's Art", by the National Jewelry Institute runs from April 24 to June 27 at the Forbes Galleries in New York.