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$35 MILLION RUBY NECKLACE STUNS CROWDS AT BASELWORLD 2017

Difficult-to-impress gem dealers attending the week-long Baselworld watch and jewelry show that ended on Thursday were lining up to see a $35-million necklace set with 60 carats of rare Burmese rubies. The necklace, called the Grand Phoenix, was unveiled by Faidee, a dealer in rare, high-end rubies, with offices in New York and Hong Kong. It is set with 24 Burmese rubies from one to six carats each…

$35 MILLION RUBY NECKLACE STUNS CROWDS AT BASELWORLD 2017 | Faidee

SAY HELLO TO THE $35 MILLION ‘GRAND PHOENIX’ RUBY NECKLACE

For more than 100 years Faidee has been known as the premiere company that deals exclusively in Burmese rubies—recognized for their intense, vivid red hues (“pigeon’s blood” is the term used to describe this coloration). The family owned firm also has a history of creating jewels with these gems that are sold privately and at international auctions that easily fetch millions of dollars. Most recently, the “Ratnaraj,” a 10.05-carat ruby set on a diamond ring sold for more than $10.2 million…

SAY HELLO TO THE $35 MILLION ‘GRAND PHOENIX’ RUBY NECKLACE | Faidee

5 MINUTES WITH… A BURMESE PIGEON’S BLOOD RUBY RING

Christie’s
christies.com

Specialist May Lim explains why a close encounter with the Ratnaraj — an unusually large ruby of phenomenal colour and clarity, offered in the Magnificent Jewels sale in Hong Kong on 29 November — is such a privilege …

5 MINUTES WITH… A BURMESE PIGEON’S BLOOD RUBY RING | Faidee

RARE 10-CARAT BURMESE PIGEON’S RUBY COULD FETCH $12.5 MILLION

A rare 10.05-carat ruby will be the lead item at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale on November 29. Known as the “Ratnaraj” (“King of Precious Stones” in Sanskrit), the auction house says it boasts “significant size, illuminating redness and flawless crystal structure…

RARE 10-CARAT BURMESE PIGEON’S RUBY COULD FETCH $12.5 MILLION | Faidee

FAIDEE AND THE NEVER- ENDING PASSION FOR BURMESE RUBIES

Katerina Perez
www.katerinaperez.com

On 1st December, Faidee’s one-of-a-kind jewellery set, Mogok’s Fiery Red, with diamonds and natural Burmese ‘pigeon blood’ rubies, was sold at the Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong (the necklace went for $7,202,576 and the earrings for $3,137,191). Many of you who read my piece about the collection have asked me to write in more…

FAIDEE AND THE NEVER- ENDING PASSION FOR BURMESE RUBIES | Faidee

THE MOGOK’S FIERY RED SET: RUBIES LIKE NOTHING YOU HAVE EVER SEEN

Katerina Perez
www.katerinaperez.com

In my line of work you get to see plenty of beautiful jewellery, nevertheless, it is not often that you encounter a jewel that truly takes your breath away, and when you do, you never forget the feelings it inspired in you: excitement, surprise, infinite gratitude to the person who created it…

THE MOGOK’S FIERY RED SET: RUBIES LIKE NOTHING YOU HAVE EVER SEEN | Faidee

THE “RED EMPEROR” SOLD FOR MORE THAN $9.9 million

The “Red Emperor,” Burmese ruby and diamond necklace by high jewelry designer James W. Currens for Fai Dee sold for more than $9.9 million—a world record for a ruby and diamond necklace sold at auction…

THE “RED EMPEROR” SOLD FOR MORE THAN $9.9 million | Faidee

JEWELLERY SALES: THE RISE OF RUBIES AND JADE

The Telegraph
www.telegraph.co.uk

Auction catalogues are good indicators of market trends and the Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction certainly responded to its buyers’ demands by offering some fine gemstones and jewels. Beautifully made jewels using top quality gemstones, diamonds and pearls are not in abundance, so often attract…

JEWELLERY SALES: THE RISE OF RUBIES AND JADE | Faidee