The 'Winston Legacy' is the largest white diamond ever to come to auction. The Type IIa, pear-shaped, D colour, flawless diamond was sold to Harry Winston at Christie's auction of jewels in Geneva on 15 May
The "Purple Orchid" diamond is up for auction today at the Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair. This incredibly rare fancy intense pinkish purple diamond is carats, a size practically unheard of for purple diamonds. It took Leibish & Co.
Innovative gem artists use amethyst as the medium for their creations. Skilled fashioning intensifies the color and brightness of this unique gem. - Lydia Dyer, gem courtesy of John Dyer & Co.edu/amethyst