Auctions & Press • Lotus Gemology lab in the news

Lotus Gemology has been featured alongside many important gems and pieces of jewelry at auction and by jewelers.

Auctions, jewelers, & press • featuring Lotus Gemology

Lotus Gemology reports and staff have been featured by many brands and pu worldwide, both within and outside of the gem and jewelry industry. The following is a selection of places where Lotus Gemology has been featured.

At Auction

Numerous important jewels have been auctioned accompanied by Lotus Gemology reports. Highlights include:

The Red Romance
A magnificent collection of 84 untreated Burmese rubies weighting 139.14 ct total. This necklace sold for a whopping HK$67,800,000 (US$8,000,000+) and is one of the most important Burmese ruby necklaces to appear at auction in the last decade in terms of weight.

Cartier Sapphire Pendant Necklace
A 42.42 ct untreated blue sapphire from Burma, set in a necklace by Cartier. This sold for HK$20,400,000 (US$2,000,000+).

Magificent Ruby Earrings
14.54 & 13.12 ct untreated Mozambique ruby earrings. Sold for HK$48,000,000 (US$6,000,000+), earning this pair the world auction record for per carat and total price for Mozambique ruby jewelry in 2017.

Harry Winston Sapphire Necklace
A 43.89 ct untreated Sri Lankan sapphire, set in a necklace by Harry Winston. Sold for HK$10,560,000 (US$1,300,000+).

The Flare of Crimson Necklace
52.22 carats of untreated Mozambique rubies (22 stones), decorated with nearly 60 ct of diamonds. This beautiful set sold for HK$24,780,000 (US$3,000,000+).

Further selected auction listings featuring Lotus Gemology reports:




  • 4.01 ct spinel • Los Angeles • December 2018 • Lapidary Works of Art, Gemstones, Minerals, and Natural History
  • Superb pair of red spinels • Los Angeles • May 2018 • Lapidary Works of Art, Gemstones, Minerals, and Natural History
  • Firey red spinel • Los Angeles • May 2017 • Lapidary Works of Art, Gemstones, Minerals, and Natural History
  • A ruby and diamond ring • London • April 2017 • Fine Jewellery
  • Exceptional trapiche sapphire • Los Angeles • November 2015 • Lapidary Works of Art, Gemstones, Minerals, and Natural History




Buy with Lotus

Our reports are also used by jewelers around the world. Examples include:



Ivy New York


Hartmanns Copenhagen



In the Press

Lotus Gemology and our renowned gemologists have been featured in numerous international publictions including the samples below. To see a full list of our publications, visit the Lotus Bibliography.

The New York Times

The Wall Street Journal

The South China Morning Post

National Geographic

The Robb Report

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