Jewelry Quotes Daily. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020

“The glory days of South Africa’s gold industry are long gone, but record prices on the international market for the metal combined with a weak local currency have thrown a lifeline to the country’s remaining producers.”

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Jewelry Quotes Daily. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020

“Sotheby’s announced it will offer a rare 100 carat stone for sale without reserve…It’s a risk for the auction house surely, but also a strong display of confidence in the strength of the market right now, particularly in historic stones and classic jewelry pieces.”

Source: Stellene Volandes, Town & Country

Jewelry Quotes Daily. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

“One hundred-carat diamonds as a rule are exceedingly rare. One hundred-carat D flawless are even more rare.”

Source: Quig Bruning, head of Sotheby’s jewelry department in New York, CNBC

Jewelry Quotes Daily. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020

“Someone tag @guinnessworldrecords in the comments because we need to know if a $30k mask beats a record.”

Source: @johnnydangandco on his new 30 cts. t.w. diamond-encrusted smart mask with a rechargeable fan/filter system