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  2. Jewellery Buying Groups Formed New Global Alliance
  3. Singapore to Host Jewellery & Gem World 2022
  4. ‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Premiered in Tiffany’s 2022 High Jewellery Collection
  5. Christie’s to Auction ‘The Light of Africa’ for $18M in June
  6. New Board of Directors were elected to Jewellery Exporters Association of Turkey
  7. Oroarezzo back with Première Competition
  8. ‘De Beers Blue’ auctions US$57.5M at Sotheby’s
  9. CTF launches Mother’s Day collection
  10. Jewelers of America Announces The 2022 CASE Award Winners
  11. De Beers: Diamond Businesses Staying Cautious About Business Expectations
  12. Synthetic Alexandrite Pioneer David Patterson Dies at 89
  13. 205 CARAT FANCY INTENSE YELLOW DIAMOND GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS | 11 MAY 2022
  14. Rebecca Foerster Appointed As President of Hearts On Fire
  15. US Steps Up Sanctions Against Alrosa
  16. PGI Study Findings: Consumers Have Different Interpretations of Sustainability
  17. Irving Wong Appointed as Pandora’s General Manager For China
  18. Rolex’s 6 New Watches Unveiled at Watches & Wonders Geneva
  19. Sixième Sens par Cartier High Jewellery: Heteractis Ring
  20. Will Russian Diamond Ban Help Foster Lab-Grown Diamond Business?
  21. Press Release: Ariana DeBose, Hunter Schafer and Zoey Deutch Shine in De Beers Jewellers at the Vani
  22. Press Release: Ariana DeBose, Hunter Schafer and Zoey Deutch Shine in De Beers Jewellers at the Vani
  23. JEWELLERY GENEVA Takes Place between 30 March and 3 April 2022
  24. Christie’s Presents 228 carat White Dimond
  25. Gold Bar Integrity Programme to be Implemented
  26. Press Release: BONHAMS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF BRUUN RASMUSSEN AUCTIONEERS – DENMARK’S LEADING AUCT
  27. Early Spring Fashion for Natural Diamonds
  28. Jennifer Garner Shines in De Beers Jewellers at the Premiere in New York
  29. To celebrate its 15th anniversary, “Cartier Women’s Initiative Impact Report”
  30. American Gem Trade Association Announces Partnership with JCK Show Again
  31. Chow Tai Fook and Canada's Mountain Province Diamonds Sign Supply Agreement
  32. Registration Is Open for 2022 JCK Show
  33. Alrosa Caught Up in U.S. Sanctions
  34. Tawhid Abdullah Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
  35. The Largest Blue Diamond Appears at Sotheby’s Auction
  36. Price Rise for Nearly 90% Of Fancy Colour Last Year
  37. Dickson Yewn’s Collectibles Given for Sotheby’s Charity Auction
  38. De Beers Boosts Production
  39. Watches & Wonders Geneva To Be Held In Hybrid Format
  40. Jewellery, Gem & Technology Dubai to Debut February
  41. Hong Kong Losing its Dominance as the World's Largest Watch Market
  42. Gift Guide for CNY
  43. Press Release: Sotheby’s Announces New Appointments To Luxury Team In ASsia
  44. Georg Jensen Becomes a Certified Member of RJC
  45. 555.55-carat Black Dimond Unveiled at Sotheby’s Auction
  46. GIA Appoints Anna Martin as SVP for Institute, Industry Relations
  47. Alrosa Boosts Direct Sales of Fancy Diamonds to Investors
  48. CIBJO General Assembly postponed to March 17 and 18, 2022
  49. 7,525 Carat Emerald Discovered
  50. Karl Lagerfeld Jewellery Collections to Shine
  51. Diamonds Travel To The Space
  52. Vicenzaoro January postponed to March
  53. America’s Youngest Jeweller Starts Business via Instagram
  54. Concerns over conflict gold arise again
  55. The 1st International Gemstone & Diamond Trade Summit Wraps Up in Macao
  56. The Knot’s Study:Over 30% of Respondents Say Natural Diamond Unimportant
  57. Pantone’s 2022 Colour of the Year: Very Peri
  58. Phillips Jewellery Auctions Fetch over HK$181 Million
  59. The World’s First Pure Gold Castle of Magical Dreams by CHOW TAI FOOK
  60. Jewellery Sales Jumped 78% During the Thanksgiving Holiday
  61. Gem Auctions DMCC’s Debut Auction Successful
  62. Cartier’s Christmas Tree Lights Up the City with Love and Hope
  63. Rediscovering Lacloche in Hong Kong
  64. Blue diamonds to lead Christie’s HK autumn sale
  65. JMA show to stage next Thursday
  66. HK auction to help Cambodian kids
  67. Basel fair cancelled again
  68. HKDI show to continue in Dec
  69. Gemfields sells 7,500-carat emerald for good
  70. Sustainability is key to diamond purchases, a report says
  71. Christie’s Geneva jewellery sale fetches CHF53.7m
  72. Cibjo forms working group on fei cui standards
  73. Only Watch raises CHF30m for DMD research
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HIGHLIGHT

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  • a Natural fei cui bead necklace sold at HK$492,000
  • A pair of natural lavender fei cui bangles sold at HK$480,000
  • An oval-shaped natural fei cui and diamond jewellery set sold at HK$528,000
  • A natural fei cui‘Duck and Lotus Flower’ ornament sold at HK$372,000
  • A natural lavender fei cui bead necklace sold at HK$252,000

Hong Kong auctioneer debuts fei cui sale

Marchance Auctioneers is Hong Kong’s first auction house to specialise in ancient jade and has been providing the region of Greater China and Asia Pacific with an auction platform of Chinese ancient art for over five years. During 28-29 November 2018, its autumn auctions were successfully held in Hong Kong. It was the first time for the auctioneer to add in the sale of magnificent jewels and jadeite presenting 121 lots and fetching a total of HK$14 million.

Highlighted lots in the sale included a jewellery set of natural oval-shaped fei cui and diamond ring and earrings which was sold for HK$528,000. Another piece is a natural fei cui necklace with 108 beads and around 1,270 mm in length, achieved HK$492,000.

President of Marchance Teddy Lam told Hong Kong Jewellery that the debut of its magnificent jewels and jadeite sale was prepared for more than one year. In virtue of this auction, they hope to test the jewellery and fei cui market, know their clients’ preferences, and then adjust its development strategy.

“We have achieved a great success for our fifth anniversary’s spring auctions. Over five years, we have built a certain client base and market influence, which is why we wanted to expand to some new categories,” Lam said. “Jewellery is our key category to develop, as it is a crucial part of the luxury market in international auctions with a wide and large consumer group. We hope that by adding this new category, the lot variety of Marchance will be more complete.”

The fei cui lots that Marchance offered this time were mainly bangles and pendants in traditional design. International auctions are focusing on high-level jewellery, which leaves a huge gap in the mid- and low-end market. Therefore, the company targets at mid-end customers in the gap. Liu Zhongyi, jewellery specialist of Marchance stated: “We hope to attract our existing clients in the artwork category to the jewellery category. In the meantime, we also expect our new customers in the jewellery category to become the buyers in the artwork or antique category. In this way, different categories can interact positively.”

She revealed that under the influence of geography, history and culture, the Asian market highly accepts fei cui lots. Compared to the rush demand for fei cui a few years ago, the fei cui market is becoming rational in recent years with the demand cooled down and the price level not as crazily high as before. Teddy Lam thinks that the markets of fei cui and artwork are interconnected. When the lots are rare and precious, the price will still be jaw-dropping high. While the mid- and low-end market fluctuates because of the economy and other factors, the high-end market stays intact no matter what.

Marchance will focus on fei cui in its magnificent jewels and jadeite sale for short-term development, together with some strategic adjustments. Lam hopes that the company can meet existing clients’ need for jewellery and fei cui, while attracting more international customers, enlarging its scope of influence.

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