Monthly Archives: January 2015

Her Majesty the Queen Wears Canadian Designer Brooch

Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II wore a brooch designed by Canadian Designer, Rachel Mielke, to church with Prince Phillip in England. Saskatchewan Lieutenant-Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield presented her Majesty with the tourmaline, diamond and freshwater pearl brooch last October at Buckingham Palace. The Queen looking stunning in a wonderfully coordinated outfit of pink and soft grey which gave the perfect backdrop for the subtle purple hues of the brooch.  “I know how much work goes into her wardrobe, so to see …

Posted 28 Jan 2015 7:07 pm by : Carol Palko

Top Jewels sold at Christie’s Auction – Amazing selection!

Geneva- Christie’s recent Magnificent Jewels sale set a new world record for a jewelry auction at $150.2 million, led by a 392.52 carat sapphire that was a record-setter itself. Called the “Blue Belle of Asia” and set in a diamond necklace, the cushion-cut Ceylon sapphire realized $17.3 million, or $44,063 per carat. Its sale established a new world record price for a sapphire at auction … more To see gallery of the amazing top 10 lots from Christie’s Magnificent Jewels …

Posted 22 Jan 2015 12:07 pm by : Carol Palko