The planet's most expensive homes sold in 2016
How Africa's rare gems made their way to the red carpet
Why 2016 was the year of the colored diamond
Historic banknote found in ancient sculpture
Karl Lagerfeld's $3,000 art kit
The most coveted timepieces of 2016
Why collectors invest in jukeboxes
From kitsch to cool: Cuckoo clocks
Ancient Roman coins found in ruined Japanese castle
de Grisogono acquires most expensive rough diamond
Prehistoric beasts turned to tiny treasures
Rare pink diamond sets new auction record
Jade's rising fortunes see simplicity shine
World's largest pearl discovered
This rare blue diamond could sell for $25M
Cocoons, charms and feathery inspirations: The ultimate 2016 wishlist
By Zahra Jamshed, CNN
Whether it's home furnishings or accessories, this year we saw artists, architects, jewelers and designers cross disciplines to create lustworthy, one-of-a-kind objects.
Rare Patek Phillipe wristwatch sells for $11M
By Georgia McCafferty and Stephy Chung, CNN
A rare, stainless steel Patek Philippe Reference 1518 wristwatch sold for just over $11 million at the weekend (CHF 11,002,000), making it the most expensive wristwatch ever to be sold at auction.
Here are the 10 vintage watches to invest in now
By Jared Stern, for CNN
This spring, watch collectors descend in a frenzy of ecstasy on the rare and important timepiece auctions taking place in Geneva.
Winners of the 'Oscars of watches' revealed
By Georgia McCafferty, CNN
It's the prize giving ceremony that everyone's on time for.
Highlights from Biennale des Antiquaires
The 28th edition of the
Biennale des Antiquaires
, a Parisian feast of antiques, fine art, jewelery and other miscellaneous objects of desire, culminates this weekend at the monumental Grand Palais.