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October 5, 2023  |  Rapaport News
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This week’s list of top stories from the diamond and jewelry world features unusual gold discoveries and a novel take on high jewelry.

Timeless treasures

Greek Reporter’s list of the top 10 gold discoveries of the past century includes a 110.4-kilogram ancient Egyptian solid-gold coffin, 4,865 Roman coins and the largest gold nugget ever found using a metal detector.

Out of the Blue

Tiffany & Co. has announced the debut of its latest campaign starring actress and house ambassador Anya Taylor-Joy, who models the iconic Schlumberger by Tiffany & Co. Out of the Blue high-jewelry collection.

Inspired by Socrates

Jewelry writer, author and editor in chief of Town & Country magazine Stellene Volandes reflects on Francesca Amfitheatrof’s latest high-jewelry collection for Louis Vuitton in Athens.

Solid gold

Retail warehouse Costco is selling gold bars to its members. This Tik-Tok creator shows the ones she recently bought in her unboxing video.

Welcome to India

A Group of Seven (G7) delegation visited Surat last week to assess the potential impact of imposing tighter sanctions on Russian diamonds. The members aimed to gain insight into trade practices, focusing on rough diamond sourcing and tracing.

Time is money

Patrick Getreide, the owner of OAK (One of a Kind), one of the world’s largest and most valuable watch collections, exhibited 168 of his 600 pieces at the British Design Museum in London last spring. Now, that collection is now coming to Christie’s auction house. Find out more here.

Main image by David Polak.

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