Tuesday, September 29, 2015

MJSA Jewelry Award Winning Designs

2010 "Tickled Pink" Tourmaline pendant. Design by Jimi Gwinn
MJSA – Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America Inc. – is a jewelry trade association representing over 1400 member companies, employing over 60,000 skilled workers, from the jewelry industry in the United States.
The annual MJSA Vision Awards Competition is held with a view of celebrating and highlighting outstanding and exceptional talent in the field of jewelry design.

2013 Winner Susan Drake.

Adam Neeley 2015 Vision Award Winner.

2013 Mark Schneider

Adam Neeley Fine Art Jewelry

Leon Mege’s ring set with blue moonstone

Omi Privé’s tsavorite and diamond platinum ring

Trish Yan, 2007

J.W. Currens. Kaleidoscope X2 ring with crystal surrounding diamonds, amethysts, aquamarines, fire opals.

Gregore Morin

Joe Worley

Adam Neeley

Evan deJonghe




Amaya Gaming Group Inc. - AYA.t

Amaya Gaming Group Inc. - AYA.t provides a full suite of gaming products and services including casino, poker, sportsbook, platform, lotteries and slot machines.

Some of the world’s largest and best known gaming operators and casinos are powered by Amaya’s online, mobile, and land-based products.

On April 8, 2015 the company released News

Amaya Inc. (TSX: AYA) provided the following statement in response to a Quebec court’s decision today to lift the publication ban on the redacted warrant and supporting affidavit for the search of various entities, including Amaya, in mid-December 2014 by Quebec’s securities regulator, related to its investigation into trading in Amaya securities leading up to the announcement of Amaya’s USD$4.9B acquisition of Oldford Group in 2014:

The release of the redacted documents presents nothing new to Amaya. Amaya has previously received the redacted affidavit and reviewed its limited contents and did not contest the court’s decision today. It will wait to see the actual unredacted affidavit, but it does not believe there is a reasonable basis for proceedings against Amaya or its employees.

See -----> http://neer-do-well-hall-of-infamey.blogspot.ca/2015/09/ha-salvatore-cazzetta-linked-to-amaya.html


Amaya Inc. CEO David Baazov





Monday, September 28, 2015

Bonhams’ Fine Jewelry Sale

Art Deco enamel, gem-set and diamond ‘Tutti Frutti’ bracelet by Cartier. Made in 1929. £458,500
Bonhams Fine Jewellery sale in London was held on September 24, and achieved £5.16 million, with 87% lots sold by value.

The Hope Spinel was the highlight of the sale, smashing its pre-sale estimate of £150,000-£200,000. It sold for £962,500, achieving a new world record price of $30,000 per carat.

Diamond 'Torsade' bangle by Suzanne Belperron, circa 1932. £164,500.
The Hope Diamond had a counterpart in the collection it was in — the Hope Spinel.

Both belonged at one time to powerful London banker Henry Philip Hope, who died in 1839. The 45.52-carat Hope Diamond now resides in the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian, while the 50.13-carat spinel is headlining Bonhams’ Fine Jewelry sale in London on September 24.

Bonhams is expecting it to fetch between £150,000 and £200,000. £962,500
Colombian emerald ring of 10.49 carats and set between diamonds brought $610,039 in 2014
White diamond weighting 3.93 carats with VS2 clarity and D Color with a blue diamond weighting 3.72 carats with SI2 clarity. The Bvlgari Blue Diamond Ring is expected to sell for somewhere between £600,000 and £800,000

A cabochon ruby sits atop this Van Cleef & Arpels’s diamond ring.

A carved coral flower with circular-cut diamonds by Van Cleef & Arpels

A fancy colored diamond ring weighing 16.64 carats sold for $305,000 in April

Cartier jadeite and diamond pendant sold for $268,291 in 2013

A 12.55-carat emerald and diamond brooch with a pre-sale estimate of £120–180,000

Piece carved from a single piece of opal matrix, depicting the head of Mercury. Est £10–15,000.

A 25-carat Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring by M. Gérard reached a total of $581,000 this spring.

An Art Deco jadeite and diamond brooch by Mauboussin. $122,500