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An extremely rare pink diamond has sold in Geneva at auction for record breaking $26.6m

"The Spirit of the Rose" is named after a famous Russian ballet, the 14.83-carat diamond mined in Russia is the biggest ever to go under the hammer in its colour category -- "fancy vivid purple-pink". 

"The occurrence of pink diamonds in nature is extremely rare in any size," Gary Schuler, head of Sotheby's jewellery division.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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An extremely rare pink diamond will be auctioned in Geneva on November 11 by Sotheby's, who estimate it is worth between $23 and $38 million. 

"The Spirit of the Rose" is named after a famous Russian ballet, the 14.83-carat diamond mined in Russia is the biggest ever to go under the hammer in its colour category -- "fancy vivid purple-pink". 

"The occurrence of pink diamonds in nature is extremely rare in any size," Gary Schuler, head of Sotheby's jewellery division.

 

 

 
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Rolex 116769TBR

19 September 2020 14:26:58 BST

This Rolex GMT Master II ref 116769TBR if one of the most exclusive and expensive Rolex models of all time.

 It is made of some of the finest materials, including 18k white gold and almost 30 Carats of brilliant and baguette cut diamonds that cover nearly every inch of the watch.

 

 

With a RRP of $485,350 at the time of its release, it was the most expensive watch produced by Rolex. With its extremely low production numbers, this has made this piece incredibly rare and these models change hands for around £650,000.

 

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2020 Rolex Releases

1 September 2020 16:08:58 BST

 

2020 brings an update to the classic Submariner lineup. The range has been refreshed with a new 41mm case with slightly slimmed lungs making for a nostalgic homage to the earlier 5-digit Submariners. 

The latest Calibre 3235 has been added to the Submariner which brings more to the watch, offering a 72hr power reserve and updated shock absorbing features.

  

We also see the introduction of a new sized Oyster Perpetual 41 featuring new 'Lacquer' dials in a range of striking new colours.

 

 

The Rolex Skydweller has been updated with the Oysterflex bracelet. The previous leather model has now been discontinued. Chocolate has been re-introduced as a dial option which has been a popular option on the previous model Skydwellers. 

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Rolex Milgauss 116400GV - RRP £6,650

18 May 2020 11:01:37 BST

The Rolex Milgauss 116400GV  is a quintessential example of perfect craftmanship and engineering. From the perfectly crafted case and bracelet in 904L Stainless Steel, to the Calibre 3131 movement at the heart of this wonderful timepiece. 

The Milgauss is a unique watch to the Rolex range due to its resistance to magnetic interference. The watch features a double caseback made of ferromagnetic alloys selected by Rolex which surround and protect the movement of the Milgauss. The watch also features a green sapphire crystal glass, exclusive to the Milgauss, which is a secret process only known by Rolex and takes weeks to produce a single example. 

The current Recommended Retail Price of the Rolex Milgauss 116400GV is £6,650

 

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