Posts Tagged ‘Hope Diamond’

The Rarified World of the Rarest of Gems

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Our old friend and former colleague at GIA, Gary Roskin, has published an absolutely fascinating account of a major event at the pinnacle of the gem world. Under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institute, the most famous of all gems, the Hope Diamond, was brought together for the first time with the Wittelsbach Blue, now […]

What is a Fancy Blue Diamond?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

from Rapaport The recent buzz about the 7.03 carat Cullinan Blue diamond to be offered at the upcoming Sotheby’s auction in Geneva has generated a lot of interest in colored diamonds.  Because there is a lot of misinformation about these ultra-rare gems, we thought it would be helpful to our readers to describe and discuss […]

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