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Seen At 11: High-End Watch Collectors Say ‘Time Is Money’

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — There are few things that are sure-fire investments, but there is one that might be very close at hand.

As CBS2’s Alice Gainer reported, certain wrist watches have appreciated so much in value that they’ve given their owners financial peace of mind, and proven once again that time is money. 391 more words


Some Magnificent Yellows at Christie's Auction

Christie’s Auction House closes out the spring auction season with their Magnificent Jewels auction on Tuesday, June 16.   Yellow Fancy Color Diamonds will be taking centre stage as 4 of the top 5 color diamond lots are yellow.   207 more words

Colour Diamonds

Art – the price of good ART

Overheard at Christie’s auction house in New York City last week – “Will you give me 160, 160 million?” Even if I had the money I would not be so sure, but how nice to even be able to be in the running. 315 more words

Kashmir sapphire ring fetches $7.3 million at auction

GENEVA – A prize 35-carat sapphire from Kashmir has fetched $7.3 million, according to the auction house Christie’s.

The sale, to a private anonymous Asian buyer, set a world record for a Kashmir sapphire at $209,689 per carat, Christie’s said in a statement. 156 more words


Sparking Diamonds in Geneva

Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction is set for Geneva on Wednesday, May 13 and a number of sparking diamonds are expected to sell at high prices. 204 more words

Colour Diamonds

Fabergé Christie's auction house burglar jailed

A man who broke into Christie’s auction house to steal more than three quarter of a million pounds worth of property including Fabergé jewellery has been jailed for two years and four months. 300 more words


Head of Auction House Christie's to Step Down Amid Record Sales Run

Steven Murphy, the chief executive of Christie’s, will step down at the end of this year, the London-based auction house said on Tuesday, following a record run of sales. 73 more words