Diamonds, Colored Stone Jewelry on Auction Block This Month

Three separate estates of rare fancy color diamonds, colorless diamonds, diamond jewelry, and colored stone jewelry will be auctioned Sept. 16, 2009, in New York.

The auction will be conducted by Gemological Appraisal Association Inc., part of the Palmieri Group, in the penthouse (34th Floor) of 580 Fifth Ave. at 10:00 a.m.

The three estates are the Treasure Trove (rare collection of fancy color diamond rings), the Howard W. Klein estate (certified diamonds and jewelry), and Alison Gem Corp. (loose diamonds and commercial diamond jewelry). The lots will be auctioned in three sessions.

A kickoff presentation by Bruno Scarselli, principal of Scarselli Diamonds, and by the Natural Color Diamond Association, discussing fancy color diamonds, will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Diamond and jewelry lots can be seen at www.Gemtips.com.