The Biggest and Priciest Diamonds of 2018

 January 28, 2019

Rapaport News took a look back at the largest rough stones miners unearthed in 2018, and the diamonds that fetched the highest prices at auction. Colossal finds The 910-carat Lesotho Legend, which Gem Diamonds recovered in January, claims the top spot this year. The D-color, type IIa stone — which the miner says is the […]

Billionaire NFL team owner installs IMAX cinema on $100 million superyacht

 January 27, 2019

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has already made his first major offseason acquisition. It’s a new $100 million superyacht, the Lady S, complete with an Imax theater. Known officially by the name corresponding to her hull number, Feadship Project 814 has been identified by in-the-know ‘yacht-watchers’ as Lady S. When she is delivered in 2019, she is […]

Bentley Continental GT Convertible: The pinnacle open-top grand tourer

 January 26, 2019

Designed, engineered and handcrafted in Britain – and representing all Bentley knows about creating the world’s most stylish and elegant Grand Tourers – the GT Convertible is the very essence of the luxury brand. Adrian Hallmark, Chairman and Chief Executive, Bentley Motors, said: “Elegant understatement that forces you to look; engineering excellence you’ll take for […]

Lucara unearths 127ct. Diamond

 January 26, 2019

Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a 127-carat rough diamond from its Karowe mine in Botswana. The company found the “high-quality” white stone in the deposit’s south lobe, the same area where it unearthed the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona and the 813-carat Constellation. “The recovery of this latest, high-value, top-white, 127-carat diamond attests to the remarkable […]

Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, the rebirth of an icon

 January 26, 2019

Founded in 1864, Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo has been welcoming guests for over 150 years. Following a four-year renovation programme, Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo is now writing the next page in its history at the heart of a new Monte-Carlo, creating the most exclusive experience in Europe. The meticulous modernisation of this iconic hotel started […]

The Monaco Yacht Show launches its 2019 advertising campaign

 January 24, 2019

The advertising campaign of the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show again reveals the audacious direction undertaken by the Organisers for six years to welcome a new generation of private visitors and introduce them to superyachting. The artwork features a slightly restyled logo with the iconic monogram “MYS”, bigger and instantly recognizable. This logo refresh will increase […]

Monaco Yacht Show email fraud alert

 January 21, 2019

Official communication by Monaco Yacht Show SAM: Dear exhibitors, partners and visitors , You might have received a fraudulent email named “INVITATION TO MONACO YACHT SHOW” from Please DO NOT take that email into account and DO NOT open any file that would be attached to it. This is a spear phishing. The hacker […]

Grace Kelly coin worth €2,000: what makes the coin so valuable?

 January 21, 2019

“The €2 commemorative Grace Kelly coin, created in 2007 in memory of the Princess, is now worth a lot more than two euros.” – reports When the Principality of Monaco’s Museum of Stamps and Coins first brought out the coin 10 years ago, it was sold for a price of €120, which seemed steep […]

Audemars Piguet Revives Its Heritage With a New Collection of Classic Watches

 January 21, 2019

“The luxury brand is returning to its roots with its latest line.” – reports artnet News “If we are writing a new page in the history of the company, it has to be perfect.” With those words, Audemars Piguet’s chief executive, François-Henry Bennahmias, introduced Code 11.59, the Swiss watchmaker’s new collection at a much anticipated […]

Studio Fuksas wins the competition for new Fontvieille’s site

 January 17, 2019

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas won the contest for the Fontvieille site project to revitalize Fontvieille’s district and port in Principality of Monaco. The project provides answers to major commercial, urban, architectural and ecological issues. The new project directs the building to the outside, towards the horizon, creating links with the surrounding environment and landscape – […]

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