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The First Big Diamond Auction of the Fall

Famed auction house Sotheby’s kicks off the autumn season with their Important Jewels sale this coming September 24-25.   Here’s a look at the top color diamonds set to go under the hammer during that auction. 229 more words

Colour Diamonds

I Like It Like This: Hip-Hop Artist Drake Pairs Music with Contemporary Art

By: Nicole Ziegler

Entering Sotheby’s, the art world becomes a market place defined by its assets. The upscale vendor’s attention to service, with sophisticated clerks and stately doormen, coalesces in a smug and distancing atmosphere. 582 more words

Reviews

Piano used in ABBA's Dancing Queen up for auction

THE piano used to play the glissando that kicks off ABBA’s disco hit Dancing Queen will be one of the star attractions at a rock and pop auction at Sotheby’s next month where it is expected to sell for up to 800,000 pounds ($1.24 million). 189 more words

Music

Jewel of the day: Cartier Ruby Bead and Diamond Boule Ring

Fall is the time for auctions featuring important jewels, in the lead up to holiday gift giving. This ring should make someone very happy. By Cartier, it’s 18k yellow gold and platinum with ruby beads and diamond accents. 19 more words

Jewelry

'Hard Rain' gonna fall – but original draft of Dylan's lyrics may sell high

A couple of years after leaving Minnesota and heading to the folk music scene of New York’s Greenwich Village, Bob Dylan predicted “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.” 263 more words

News

Private Art Investor reports on Falcon Fine Art panel at Masterpiece 2015

Falcon Fine Art hosted a panel on the art market and, crucially, the questions collectors must ask when purchasing art at Masterpiece 2015. The panel included insights from Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter, Farrer & Co’s Adrian Parkhouse, and Agnews’ Anthony Crichton-Stuart. 21 more words

Speciality Financing

$12 million Calgary listing highest since 2009

CALGARY – Luxury home sales in Calgary have taken a hit this year thanks to slumping oil prices, but that isn’t preventing Sotheby’s from listing a $12.25 million home. 472 more words

Money