Hidden Gem: Oprah Winfrey, yes actual Oprah. Read on to know why…

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry.  This week’s focus is on Oprah Winfrey. A.k.a Oprah (a mononym is ever so fabulous). A.k.a Mama Oprah as she is fondly known in South Africa. “The Oprah Winfrey Foundation is offering fully funded scholarships to study at New […]

Sotheby’s Geneva: Exquisite Cover Star Sapphire Bracelet SOLD for more than USD$5 million

“Very last chance.. are you sure?… No more? Okay. Five million one hundred thousand francs, on my right *gavel down* sold! Thank you very much.” – David Bennett, Worldwide Chairman, International Jewellery Division. That dear reader is how the Sotheby’s Geneva sale ended yesterday evening, 13 November 2019. The room was abuzz in a collective […]