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Halo Engagement Rings I Just Can’t Get Enough Of

Halo engagement rings – they’re not for everyone. But for some brides, they’re the be-all, end-all! And today, I’m focused on them. The allure of the halo isn’t going anywhere, not when they exist to make every diamond look bigger and sparklier. Not when they’re in the corner of many an Insta shot, commanding all attention with serious bling. And not when brands like Verragio, A. Jaffe and Tacori just. keep. making them so delicious. So here are a few of my favorite rings, specifically, those gorgeous halo pieces that have so many women saying “YES!” This princess cut halo Read More →

Patek Philippe Only Watch 2013 Contribution

Patek Philippe‘s contribution to the “Only Watch” charity auction is the very unique ref. 5004T, only the fourth known Patek to be produced in titanium, and the first of this series to be made in titanium. The ref. 5004T is no longer in the current collection, so this may be the only chance a collector has to get his hands on it. This particular auction piece features a split-seconds chronograph and a perpetual calendar. This particular watch has been reworked; a redo of one of the great classics of the Patek Philippe Grand Complications collection, dated between 1995 and 2011. Read More →

Going Once, Going Twice: Angelina Jolie Jewelry Auction for Sale to the Highest Bidder

If you’re in the market for a 9.17 carat, cushion-cut emerald ring valued at approximately $200,000, you’re in luck. Fuel up the Learjet on June 15th and hop over to Hong Kong, where esteemed auction house Tiancheng International will be selling this custom piece, along with a dazzling diamond choker, at their Jade and Jadeite Spring Auction. Oh, and did we happen to mention that they belong to Angelina Jolie? Not only is she an Oscar winning actress, mother of six, and celebrated humanitarian, Jolie is also an artist, having collaboratively designed the piece with celebrity jewelry designer Robert Procop Read More →

Napoleon Engagement Ring Now Expected to Fetch $20k

Perhaps we were expecting a short sale. Then again maybe we were a little short sighted in our projections. Maybe our extra attention on the auction of Napoleon’s engagement ring brought new attention to it, and increased expectations. Whatever the reason, the anticipated price of Napoleon Bonaparte’s engagement ring to his beloved Josephine has risen from $16,000 to $20,000 in an auction scheduled to take place in Paris on March 24th. It is by most accounts, an ordinary ring but it certainly did the trick as Josephine gave Nap a resounding YES and the two were married within two days. Read More →

The Iconic Dresses of Princess Diana Auction

Famous around the world for her stunning natural beauty, touching humanitarian efforts and tumultuous royal life, the late Princess Diana was also beloved for her undeniable taste in glamorous gowns. In an exciting international development, many of the most recognizable dresses are headed to auction to raise an estimated $900,000 for the Kerry Taylor Auction House. These ten dresses, many of which you’ll immediately recall from state visits and famous photographs, are officially up for bid on March 19th, including the following celebrated pieces in the latest Princess Diana auction. The White House Dance She wore it to dance with Read More →

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