LONDON: The historically important Farnese Blue diamond, which was passed down through European royal families for some 300 years, is to go on sale for the first time next month, auctioneers Sotheby’s said. Expected to fetch between $3.7…
LONDON: The world's largest uncut diamond failed to sell at auction in London on Wednesday after the bids fell short of the reserve price The Lesedi La Rona, a 1,109-carat, tennis ball-sized gem found in Botswana, had been predicted to sell…
NEW YORK: Two documents signed by Abraham Lincoln in his drive to abolish slavery in the 19th century have sold for more than $4.5 million in New York.
GENEVA: A dazzling blue diamond once owned by mining magnate Philip Oppenheimer could fetch a record sale price, with auction house Christie's hoping it tops the staggering $48.4 million mark set last year.
LONDON: The original drawing of an iconic literary illustration depicting Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends playing "poohsticks" sold at auction in London on Tuesday for a record-breaking £314,500 ($490,470 or 399,170 euros).