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Special Gift!

A flawless 88.22 carat diamond fetched approximately $14 million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Sale of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite.

Three clients from the region competed for this oval brilliant diamond.

A Japanese private collector ended up buying the stone as a gift to his eldest daughter. He named it the “Manami Star” after his daughter. Special gems for special people! What a great move!

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Celebrity Engagement!

Hilary Duff, the American actress, got engaged to her beau Matthew Koma!

She announced the news with this happy shot of the two of them flashing her new sparkler, a 4-prong solitaire diamond ring! Congratulations!

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It’s Gala time!

Bella Hadid attended this year’s Met Gala, the extravagant affair in New York with theme “Camp: Notes on Fashion”, wearing a Moschino jewel encrusted dress with a plunging neckline coated with different coloured jewels. We love the matching gloves and teardrop emerald earrings.

Gwen Stefani also sparkled wearing a Moschino dress filled with fascinating jewels of different shapes, sizes and colours.

Here our Danelian Diamond Club selection of bracelets for you to pick and choose!

Lots of sparkle for this much anticipated Gala!

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Street Art ♥ Diamonds

Right in the centre of the Diamond District in Antwerp, Belgium Suarez Murals created the very first street art wall. The artist painted a woman’s hand holding a diamond while breaking through the wall. A very powerful image.

The slogan “no pressure, no diamonds” was chosen for a reason … the artist believes diamonds are under extreme pressure and pressure is needed to achieve something so beautiful and precious. The mural looks very impressive!

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Luxurious Art!

Damien Hirst, the well known British contemporary artist, is famous for sensational and often controversial art. One such artwork is the glittering diamond-encrusted skull which has attracted a lot of attention over the years.

He has made headlines again as he has designed a luxurious suite at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and he called it the Empathy Suite.

It is done in the most over-the-top way imaginable with a pair of sharks in a tank, a medicine cabinet called Vegas fully dotted with diamonds, and panels with the artist’s butterfly motifs.

All the artwork make the suite North America’s most expensive suite at a rate of $100,000 per night.

 

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Celebrities’ Engagements!

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got engaged and so did pop singer Jennifer Lopez!

Jennifer Lawrence got engaged to her art dealer boyfriend Cooke Maroney and she showed the world her engagement ring – looking very stylish!

It is an elegant statement piece with a gorgeous emerald-cut diamond set on a white gold band.


The power couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, the baseball legend,  shared with their followers the photos taken when Rodriguez proposed while they were on holidays in the Bahamas.


The ring is a stunning emerald-cut sparkler!  

Congratulations to both couples!